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Van Nuys, CA, United States
DoneSun, Feb 23, 2014 8:00 PM GMT

Modern Art & Design Auction

The February 23, 2014 Modern Art & Design Auction will feature a rare and important Vija Celmins painting from 1964, Untitled (Ham Hock), being sold by the original owner, an impressive and early collection of custom George Nakashima designs from the collection of Edmund J. Bennett, and a large, complex hanging sculpture by Ruth Asawa. Fine Art highlights include an outstanding selection of Hard Edge paintings by John McLaughlin, Karl Benjamin, Lorser Feitelson, and Frederick Hammersley, in addition to works on paper by Richard Diebenkorn, Robert Motherwell, and Nancy Rubins; multiples by Andy Warhol, Pablo Picasso, Ed Ruscha, Joe Goode, and Frank Stella; and sculptures by De Wain Valentine and Charles Arnoldi. Design highlights include a dining suite and rosewood rocking chair by Sam Maloof, furniture by Gio Ponti, a dining suite by Afra & Tobia Scarpa, a selection of designs by Hans J. Wegner, as well as an assortment of Walter Lamb furniture, Charles and Ray Eames panels custom designed for the 1964 New York World’s Fair, and a large selection of Scandinavian designs and ceramics.