Shepard Fairey; Peace Goddess Mural, 2011

Santa Monica Auctions Live Public Art Auction

Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave
Santa Monica, California

SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS, located at Bergamot is pleased to present the next upcoming installment of Santa Monica Auctions Live Public Art Auction onSunday, May 6th starting at 1:00pm PST. Originally founded in 1984 by artworld icon and gallery owner, Robert Berman, Santa Monica Auctionscaters to the local and international art
community with classical museum pieces, elevated street art, and unexpected contemporary gems. The works will be available for purchase to attending guests and also online through Liveauctioneers.com and BidSquare.com starting mid-April.
Known for displaying an arsenal of rare works through an array of genres, Santa Monica Auctions has become a go-to staple for art lovers. Collectors anticipate the twice yearly auction for the opportunity to bid on rare, hard to find and masterful pieces by artists of our past through present day.
The upcoming auction will feature prized works from Ed RuschaFrank StellaShepard FaireyJohn BaldessariEd MosesFrancis BaconPatrick NagelCarlos Almaraz,David ChoeRobert LongoAlex PragerRobert HeineckenPhilip GustonWEEGEE (Arthur Fellig)Keith HaringLarry RiversNicole EisenmanDavid Hockney, Craig KaufmanPaul JenkinsErnest Trova, and many more. 
Some of the highlighted works include Francis Bacon, Study for a Bullfight, No. 1 is a signed edition featured on Lithograph on Arches depicts the condition of a human struggle through the parable of a bullfight; Ed Moses’ Vincaand Shepard FaireyPeace Goddess Mural on a double sided, three part wooden panel is a featured figure in the influential street artist’s work as her all-seeing eyes make for a dynamic piece.
Santa Monica Auctions is an independently, owned and operated boutique auction house specializing in sourcing modern and contemporary art of all mediums.  Santa Monica Auctions offers in house bidding, live internet bidding, phone/absentee bids and a digital catalogue to accommodate last minute consignments, solidifying SMA as both a buyer and seller's market.

Upcoming Events

Nam June Paik, “TV Clock,” 1963/1989.  Twenty-four fixed-image color television monitors mounted on twenty-four pedestals.  SBMA, Museum purchase with funds provided by the Grace Jones Richardson Trust, Lillian and Jon B.  Lovelace, Leatrice and Eli Luria and the Luria Foundation, Zora and Les Charles and the Cheeryble Foundation, Wendy and Elliot Friedman, and Lord and Lady Ridley-Tree.
  • May 20 - October 14, 2018
  • Santa Barbara, California

Nam June Paik: TV Clock

Santa Barbara Museum of Art
1130 State Street
Santa Barbara, California

https://www.sbma.net/exhibitions/tvclock

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Scenes of Chinese figures in outdoor settings decorate this tureen and stand.  Gift of Leo A.  and Doris C.  Hodroff 2003.47.18a-c
  • May 20, 2018
  • Wilmington, Delaware

Winterthur 101 Lecture: "From Idea to Installation: Creating an Exhibition"

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pike (Route 52)
Wilmington, Delaware

http://www.winterthur.org/?p=950

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  • May 23, 2018
  • New York , New York
  • May 23, 2018
  • Winterthur, Delaware
  • May 23, 2018
  • Chicago, Illinois

Post War and Contemporary Art Auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois

www.lesliehindman.com

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  • May 24, 2018
  • Chicago, Illinois

American and European Art auction at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, Chicago
1338 West Lake Street
Chicago, Illinois

www.lesliehindman.com

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Jill Nathanson.  Cadence, 2017.  Acrylic and polymers with oil on panel.  55 x 72 inches
  • May 24 - June 30, 2018
  • New York, New York

Jill Nathanson: Cadence

Berry Campbell
530 West 24 Street
New York, New York

www.berrycampbell.com

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  • May 24, 2018
  • San Diego, California

Artist Talk: Gallery Selections 2018 Artists

Sparks Gallery

Sparks Gallery
530 Sixth Avenue
San Diego, California

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Face pot used as a cremation urn © Museum of London
  • May 25 - October 28, 2018
  • London, United Kingdom

Roman Dead

Museum of London Docklands
No.1 Warehouse
London, United Kingdom

https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london-docklands

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  • May 26-27, 2018
  • Barrington, Illinois

9th Annual Barrington Art Festival

Amdur Productions

Downtown Barrington
Cook and Station Streets
Barrington, Illinois

http://amdurproductions.com/

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  • May 30, 2018
  • Winterthur, Delaware

Featured Event

Ernest Briggs, Untitled, 1958, oil on canvas, 94" x 69.5"
Ernest Briggs | "Four Decades of Abstract Expressionism"
Anita Shapolsky Gallery
April 19 - June 15, 2018
New York, New York
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