lowres Nov11 SMAuctions WARHOL MAO BUThis Saturday, Santa Monica Acutions and Track 16 hold their final event and moving sale!

Santa Monica Auctions presents their final auction, to bid farewell to their beloved location of nearly 19 years…The Last Goodbuy takes place this Sunday November 11th at noon.

See image, right, Andy Warhol – Mao FS #95, 1972
Screenprint on paper
From the edition of 250
Signed and stamped on verso
Image: 36 x 36 inches; Framed: 39 x 39 inches

The auction will feature mid-career and established artists of all mediums including painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, multiples and prints. Renowned works by artists such as Andy Warhol, Christo, George Condo, Paul Conrad, Marilyn Minter, Robert Rauschenberg, John Register, Weegee, John Altoon and many more will be included in this year’s auction.

lowres Nov11 SMAuctions CONRAD LOT OF TWO DETAILAnother highlight, Berman has agreed to donate one hundred percent of the sale of two Paul Conrad works to the to the restoration fund of the late artist’s endangered sculpture, “Chain Reaction.”

See image, left How Would You LIke to Be Introduced…?, 1975
Numbered 23/25
Signed and numbered in pencil on recto
14 x 10 inches

Independently owned and operated for 27 years, SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS presents unique and rare pieces in a unique and rare setting outdoors.

SAlowres Nov11 SMAuctions REGISTER HOLLYWOODNTA MONICA AUCTIONS’ eclectic but sophisticated eye for resilient and relative artworks, live-internet bidding and an electronic catalogue to accommodate last-minute consignments solidify its reputation as a buyer’s sale.

See image right, John Register
Hollywood, 1989
Printers proof outside the edition of 75
Signed, numbered and dated on recto; Also signed by Charles Bukowski
Published by Modernism; Cover of Hollywood a 1989 novel by Charles Bukowski
Image: 15 x 11 inches; Framed: 27 x 23 inches

Don’t miss this historic final event….November 11th. “The Last Goodbuy,” a Live Public Art Auction of Modern & Contemporary Art will be held on Sunday, at 12:00 PM at the Bergamot Station Arts Center in Santa Monica, CA.

Gallowres Nov11 SMAuctions MarilynMinter Bridlelery C2 in Bergamot Station Arts Center is currently housing a preview of the auction with new consignments being added daily. The continually updated online catalogue may be viewed at www.smauctions.com.

See image left, Marilyn Minter
Bridle, 2004
C-print diacec mounted with wood brace
Edition of 5 plus 2 artist proofs
60 x 40 inches

Preview Display, Gallery Hours: 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM; Tuesday – Saturday Late night preview on Saturday, November 10 open from 6pm-9 PM

What: SANTA MONICA AUCTIONS / Live Public Fine Art Auction
Where: [Gallery C2] Bergamot Station Arts Center 2525 Michigan Ave. Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:00 pm
Website: http://www.robertbermangallery.com/