Founded in 1992, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) is a niche boutique auction house built on the principles of modernism. LAMA currently holds four auctions per year, selling the highest quality prints, paintings, furniture and decorative objects to collectors. With more than 20 years of experience, LAMA has carved a niche in the international market through milestone auctions featuring artists and designers such as Andy Warhol, Ettore Sottsass, Pablo Picasso, Roy Lichtenstein and Ray Eames. The owner and founder of LAMA, Peter Loughrey, is a member of the Decorative Arts and Design Acquisition Committee and Contemporary Friends and has co-curated such Los Angeles gallery shows as Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings & Figuration (2004) and Dutch Design (2005), as well as Julius Shulman Modernism Rediscovered (Taschen 2007), and Collecting Design (Taschen 2010). LAMA is headquartered in Van Nuys, Calif., for more information, visit www.lamodern.com.