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Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Brushstroke III,’ est. $150,000-$180,000

LAMA readies its first auction as Rago/Wright partner, Oct. 24

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Brushstroke III,’ est. $150,000-$180,000

Roy Lichtenstein, ‘Brushstroke III,’ est. $150,000-$180,000

VAN NUYS, Calif. – LA Modern’s first auction under the auspices of Rago/Wright will be Art + Design, to be held on October 24 at the LAMA showroom in Van Nuys, California. Among the leading lots on offer are the iconic 1986 Roy Lichtenstein sculpture Brushstroke IIIestimated at $150,000-$180,000, and a rare and important T.H. Robsjohn-Gibbings Mesa table, estimated at $100,000-$150,000.

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Warhol, Robert Indiana lead Hindman’s May 5 prints & multiples sale

Andy Warhol, ‘Four Polo Players,’ estimated at $60,000-80,000

Andy Warhol, ‘Four Polo Players,’ estimated at $60,000-$80,000

CHICAGO – Hindman‘s May 5 Prints and Multiples auction will present more than 180 works from old master through contemporary prints, photography, and Picasso ceramics. The auction begins with a notably strong session of Pop Art from Robert Indiana, Andy Warhol, and Roy Lichtenstein, with other impressive artworks in the contemporary session by Wayne Thiebaud, Ed Ruscha, and Ellsworth Kelly. The photography session includes works by Berenice Abbott, Ansel Adams, and Marilyn Minter. Absentee and Internet live bidding will be available through LiveAuctioneers.

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Celebrating Roy Lichtenstein – Pop Art Godfather

One of the most innovative and influential artists of the latter 20th century, Roy Lichtenstein (American, 1923-1997) put the “Bif!,” “Bam!,” and “Pow!” into pop art. His larger-than-life paintings of people in melodramatic situations were inspired by comic strips and newspaper ads, and Lichtenstein made sure they were presented just that way – with a screened effect that resembled an enlarged newspaper page.

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