Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Santa Monica, CA, United States
DoneSun, Jun 8, 2014 7:00 PM GMT
Thirty Year Anniversary Auction
SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS is pleased to announce their 30 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SALE - an auction of modern and contemporary artwork of all mediums on Sunday June 8, 2014 beginning at 12PM at Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA. This is a benchmark auction celebrating the 30 year anniversary of SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS. Based in Santa Monica for 30 years, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS is the longest running independently owned and operated boutique auction house in Los Angeles. SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS began their auctions in 1984 in any public Santa Monica space that came available, from the bar ?The Pink? to an underground parking garage on Main Street. In 1994 they opened their flagship location at the Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica which was removed in 2013 for the MTA Expo Train Stop. SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS then gained two new spaces at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Suite A5 & B7, which is where their auctions are currently operated and held. The 30 Year Anniversary Auction will present works by mid-career and established artists of all mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, multiples and prints. Highlights from the upcoming sale include Le Nu A L?ane Bleu, an original painting by Marc Chagall from 1978; A graffiti wall from 1991 by Barry McGee in 6 panels from the original commission by the Yerba Buena Museum of Art; An untitled 1977 lithograph by Jasper Johns; Celia with Green Hat, the lithograph from David Hockney from 1984; An original Jim Dine work on paper entitled Fu-Dog and Shellac from 1989, A large-scale canvas by Ed Moses entitled Krojib from 2001; and May Milton a hand-pulled stone lithograph by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec from 1895. The sale also includes works by Ed Ruscha, Takashi Murakami, Ron Davis, DeWain Valentine, Billy Al Bengston, Louise Nevelson, Frank Stella, John Altoon, Alexander Calder, Craig Kauffman, Keith Haring, Helen Frankenthaler, Man Ray and many more.