Shepard Fairey; Peace Goddess Mural, 2011

Santa Monica Auctions Live Public Art Auction

Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Ave
Suite A5 and B7
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 and 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

Paula Rego, Scavengers, 1994 Acrylic on paper mounted on canvas, 120 x 160 cm Private collection © Copyright Paula Rego.  Courtesy Marlborough Fine Art
  • October 17, 2018 - January 14, 2019
  • October 17 - November 12, 2018
  • Fishkill, New York
  • October 18-23, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California
  • October 20 - November 30, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Rachel Lauren Kaster | Anamnesis, Solo Exhibition

Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
825 N. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, California

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Ammonite sculpture from the Paleozoic era (est.  $200-$300).
  • October 21, 2018
  • Los Angeles, California

Andrew Jones Auctions, October 21st

Andrew Jones Auctions
2221 South Main Street
Los Angeles, California

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Catherine Asanov
  • October 22 - November 3, 2018
  • Santa Monica, California

Catherine Asanov, solo exhibition at dnj Gallery, Santa Monica

Photographs from one of "The Best Fashion Ad Campaigns of 2018" with Badgley Mischka

dnj Gallery
3015 Ocean Park Avenue
Santa Monica, California

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Photo credit: Colored engraving of Wentworth Woodhouse by Nathaniel Whittock, ca.  1840
  • October 23, 2018
  • Wilmington, Delaware

Evening Lecture: "Wentworth Woodhouse"

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

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Robbie, Abergavenny, Wales, 2015 © Clémentine Schneidermann, courtesy of Sion and Moore
  • October 24 - November 3, 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
Image from the 2017 Fine Art Print Fair
  • October 25-28, 2018
  • New York , New York

Fine Art Print Fair

International Fine Print Dealers Association

River Pavilion, Javits Center
11 Avenue at 35th Street
New York , New York

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Lot No.  72, IRVING RAMSEY WILES, American (1861-1948), The Loiterers, oil on canvas, signed and dated, 18 x 24 inches, Estimate:$100,000-150,000.
  • October 25, 2018
  • Milford, Connecticut

Shannon's Fine Art Auction, October 25th

Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers
354 Woodmont Road
Milford, Connecticut

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Featured Event

Mary Stevens Fish’s 1879 painting, “Yosemite,” will be on exhibit in “Something Revealed: California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960” at the Pasadena Museum of History Sept.  29-March 31.  (Photo courtesy of Maurine St.  Gaudens and Joseph Morsman).
Something Revealed; California Women Artists Emerge, 1860-1960
Pasadena History Museum
September 29, 2018 - March 31, 2019
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