LAMA / October 2016
While a lot of people were gearing up to watch America's race to the bottom (AKA the presidential debate), a ton of great art and design was up for sale at LAMA.
Wall of Gordon Onslow Ford
R.M. Schindler chairs designed these chairs for Sardi's Restaurant in 1933. The chars were manufactured by the Warren McArthur Corporation. The restaurant was demolished by a fire in 1936. These are rare!
Oskar Fischinger is so underrated.
Classic hard edge modern
Model no. T-3-C Heifetz Manufacturing Co. by James Harcey Crate
This one came out of The Bailey House (Case Study House 20A) by Richard Neutra.
See more on The Bailey House here.
Eames Colouring Toy. I wonder why some of them use the British spelling? Mine doesn't have the "u". Anyway, it was a gift from Ray Eames to Dale Bailey, who I assume lived in Case Study House 20A. It's next door to the Eames House. The one I own was a gift from Marylin Neuhart to the kid who lived in Case Study House 9, which is also next to the Eames House.
It wouldn't be a LAMA sale without Lamb
Two major paintings by John McLaughlin
This John McLaughlin Untitled (1953) didn't sell! It was the best piece in the auction.
This is proof that something is seriously wrong in the world.
It can be yours post sale for $187,500.
Unfortunately the iron business hasn't made me rich yet. Instead of a McLaughlin painting, I came home with Stan Hawk.
It has the original glass : \