Thursday, October 9, 2008

MoLAA Auction 2008! October 18th-19th, Long Beach

The Museum of Latin American Art will once again host Auction 08: Contemporary Latin American Art, the most important auction of contemporary Latin American fine art on the West Coast. The auction will feature more than 240 extraordinary museum quality works art including paintings, sculptures, works on paper and prints by renowned and emerging artists from Mexico, Central and South America and the Spanish speaking Caribbean.

The event will showcase works by some of the greatest artists in Latin America, such as Gunther Gerzso, Diego Rivera, Rufino Tamayo, Roberto Matta and Carlos Merida.

Auction 08 helps support the museum’s ongoing exhibitions and educational programs. It also presents the perfect opportunity for you to purchase works of art by some of your favorite artists displayed at molaa.

Check out the full-color Auction Catalog here!

MoLAA Award Winners posted here!

You can still participate in the auction, even if you are out of town (like I will be that weekend) - bid online now at the molaa live auction on ebay!

Lucia Maya, Paseando la luna. 1994  (Isn't this dreamy?)


Auction 08 and MOLAA Awards 08 Exhibition
View all works in the molaa galleries during regular museum hours.


Round Table Discussion:
Collecting and Evaluating Latin American Art in the 21st Century
MOLAA Awards winners announced
11:00am – 1:00pm
$10 Members; $15 Non-Members; Students free (with valid student I.D.)

Auction Gala cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and live music in the galleries
Master of Ceremonies: Marc A. Brown, Co-Anchor for ABC7 Eyewitness News
Silent Auction 5:30 – 7:30pm
Live Auction 8:00 – 10:00pm
$100 per person (includes: a full-color catalog, entry to the Round Table Discussion and priority seating for Sunday Auction) Black-tie optional.


Live Auction 1:00 – 5:00pm
Open to the public – free admission (food and beverage stands – cash only)

Auction Specialist and Auctioneer:
Alex Slato, VP of Exhibition and Special Projects at MOLAA

To purchase Auction Gala or Round Table tickets call 562.437.1689

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