This Weekend At Santa Monica Auctions – Get Exceptional Deals on Art

Keith Haring Untitled, 1987 Silkscreen From the numbered edition of 100 Signed, numbered and dated in pencil on recto Image: 11.25 x 14.75 inches; Sheet: 11.5 x 15 inches; Framed: 16.75 x 20.5 inches Estimate: $3,500/$4,500

This Saturday, November 18th and Sunday November 19th, owner of SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS Robert Berman is back to the auction block offering fantastic deals on art.  The event will be held at the ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica and is free and open to the public.

Patrick Nagel, Alternate cover of Rio (AIR studios demo) 2001, and Japanese My Way Album 1982, 1982
Artwork used for Duran Duran’s Alternate Rio (AIR studios demo) artwork on 2001 limited edition remaster and Japanese My Way Album, 1982
Acrylic on canvas
Signed and dated on recto
36 x 35.5 inches
Estimate: $140,000/$160,000

New collectors will have a chance to get an inside look at art auctions and bid alongside established collectors. Works by well-known artists such as Peter Alexander, Carlos Alfonzo, John Baldessari, Banksy, Jean Michel Basquiat, Richard Duardo, Robert Graham, GRONK, Keith Haring, David Hockney, Ed Kienholz, Mike Kelley, Patrick Nagel, Frank Romero, Andy Warhol, and more will be up for auction.

Andy Warhol, Flowers
1970, Silkscreen
From the numbered edition of 250
Signed in ballpoint pen on verso, stamped on verso
Sheet: 36 x 36 inches; Framed: 36.5 x 36.5 inches
Provenance: Acquired from Ronnie Greenburg Gallery by Frank Jacobs ca. 1975
Estimate: $20,000/$25,000

A Carlos Almaraz work entitled Hawaiian Nocturne, is currently on view at LACMA and will be purchased by one very lucky buyer, who will be picking it up at the LA County Museum of Art (LACMA).  Who doesn’t want to own an Andy Warhol, Keith Haring or a Banksy. The art of Mike Kelley has attracted much attention with the recent exhibition at Hauser & Wirth in downtown LA.

Llyn Foulkes
Return Here, 2000
Mixed media on panel
Signed, titled and dated on verso
Image: 14 x 18 inches; Framed: 14.75 x 18.5 inches
Estimate: $35,000/$40,000

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS has been holding exclusively Fine Art auctions in Santa Monica since 1984. Various works of all media from across the globe are auctioned off, many times at a small fraction of the retail value of an artwork. Works include: paintings, prints, multiples, photographs and sculpture. With a thirty-eight-year history SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS has a stellar reputation in the art world. The auctions features modern and contemporary works by mid-career and established artists.

Peter Alexander
Medusa, 1981
Acrylic, netting, glitter, glue and beads on velvet
Signed, titled and dated in ink on verso
Sheet: 39 x 47 inches; Framed: 45 x 53 inches
Provenance: Gifted by the artist to Maurice Tuchman, Los Angeles and New York; Acquired by present owner from Bonhams
Estimate: $15,000/$20,000

Stop in to see the auction preview this week at the A-5 & B-7 galleries at Bergamot Station (Tues-Fri 11-6pm). The public is encouraged to come in to see the work, ask questions. The staff at SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS and THE ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY are knowledgeable about all the art that is up for auction. Owner Robert Berman himself will be available to answer any questions. The preview will remain on view through Friday, November 17th 2017, until 8:00pm.

The SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS event happens both days this weekend…starting in the evening on Saturday, November 18th, at 6pm, then continuing on Sunday November 19th, at 1:00 p.m. at the ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY (B-7), Bergamot Station at 2525 Michigan Avenue in Santa Monica. Call 310 315-1937 or email the gallery at http://info@smauctions.com, if you have questions. See the website for updated info and to view all works Smauctions.

 

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