Tracey Sylvester Harris

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  Tracey Sylvester Harris Sunbathing Oil on canvas, 2016 36 x 36 inches Courtesy of the artist and Skidmore Contemporary Art Sold >> Click here for artist's website Tracey Sylvester Harris’s paintings suggest elegant scenes from bygone summers. She began working with photographic source material in 2008, using anonymous snapshots found at flea markets, yard sales, and on the internet as jumping-off points. She transforms these often fading memories into paintings of … [Read more...]

Mark Harrington

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. Mark Harrington Mariposa Etching on Hahnemühle paper, from the edition of 15, 2008 23 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches Courtesy of the artist and Edward Cella Art + Architecture Value: $1,200 BUY IT NOW: $600 Call Sarah Strozza at 949.494.8971 x219. About the artist Though presently living outside of Munich, Germany, Harrington remains a Californian artist whose West Coast heritage is much in evidence. In paintings indebted to traditional fresco technique, he imbeds multi-tonal veins of color … [Read more...]

Bradley Hankey

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  Bradley Hankey The Beginning Oil on wood panel, 2016 36 x 36 inches Courtesy of the artist and Skidmore Contemporary Art Sold >> Click here for artist's website Bradley Hankey, who has contributed Art Auction 2017’s signature image, is a Los Angeles-based painter fascinated by the play of manmade and natural in the urban California scene: “Soft skies are contrasted with geometric flat planes of color. Telephone poles compete with palm trees in the skylines. The organic … [Read more...]

Moira Hahn

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. Moira Hahn Year of the Rooster Series/ Birds Eye View Archival print, from the edition of 50, 2012 16 3/4 x 20 1/2 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $250 Starting bid: $125 >> Click here to visit museum's website Los Angeles artist Moira Hahn’s woodblock prints are colorful and allegorical, showing her great love for animals along with her admiration for the Japanese ukiyo-e masters, Persian miniatures, and Tibetan Thanka paintings. Hahn received her BFA in Drawing and … [Read more...]

Michael Giancristiano

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. Michael Giancristiano Empty People (The Pits of Despair) Mixed media sculpture, 2010 4 1/2 x 6 x 4 inches Courtesy of the artist Value: $950 BUY IT NOW: $475 Call Sarah Strozza at 949.494.8971 x219. Empty People (The Pits of Despair) detail shot . About the artist Michael Giancristiano is best known for his nature-inspired works in plywood. His work has been exhibited internationally and nationally, and can be found in private, corporate, and public collections, including the … [Read more...]

Sherie Franssen

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. Sherie Franssen Me and My Chauffeur Oil on canvas, 2004 78 x 78 inches Courtesy of Richard W. Silver Value: $36,000 Live Auction Staff Pick "Sherie Franssen’s Me and My Chauffer is an homage to the power of painting. Its size enables me to surrender to the pure physicality of the paint while I lose myself in Franssen’s gestural strokes and lyrical colors. In her treatment of paint, she manages to navigate the perfect balance between control and abandon, with the imagery similarly … [Read more...]

Jeremy Fish

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. Jeremy Fish Plan Acrylic on wood, hand carved frame, 2009 19 x 16 inches Courtesy of the artist and Mark Moore Gallery Value: $3,000 Starting bid: $1,500 Minimum bid increment: $300 . . . Jeremy Fish Save Acrylic on wood, hand carved frame, 2009 19 x 16 inches Courtesy of the artist and Mark Moore Gallery Value: $3,000 Starting bid: $1,500 Minimum bid increment: $300 About the artist Moving in both graphic design and fine art circles, Jeremy Fish is known for … [Read more...]

Daniel Douke

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Side View Front view . Daniel Douke Listen Acrylic on canvas, 2015 8 x 4 inches Courtesy of the artist and Peter Mendenhall Gallery Value: $6,000 Starting bid: $3,000 The work of California painter Daniel Douke is a contemporary take on the age-old artistic theme of illusion versus reality. Since 1976 he has crafted uncannily convincing recreations of mundane objects such as mail packages, drink cartons, and cereal boxes. Often viewers assume that they are found objects that … [Read more...]

Museum Celebrates the Release of Big Eyes with Special Price on Margaret Keane Book

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. Museum Celebrates the Release of Big Eyes with Special Price on Margaret Keane Book . Big Eyes, Tim Burton’s much anticipated new movie about artist Margaret Keane, opened on Christmas Day. The story about Walter and Margaret Keane is a compelling one featuring a talented artist who worked in obscurity while her husband received accolades and solicitations from celebrities for “his” campy portraits of women and children, all sporting oversized, plaintive eyes. Margaret Keane ended the … [Read more...]

Torii Cooper

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. Torii Cooper Fawn Mixed media and apoxi sculpt, 2014 Courtesy of the artist Value: $175 Starting bid: $90 Minimum bid increment: $25 About the artist Raised in Laguna Beach, Torii Cooper grew up with an appreciation for art and a love of the outdoors. In 1991, having studied photography at Orange Coast College, she joined the National Park Service and soon became the Archaeological Photographer at Mesa Verde National Park. In 2000 she returned to her studies in art at California … [Read more...]