Contemporary  | Women in Art | California | 20th Century Art  |  Sculpture

Southern California has long been at the forefront of Contemporary American art. California’s unique light and space created a perfect environment for museums, artist’s studios, and savvy collectors alike. Moran’s 20th Century Art + Design auction is the place to find Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary art from around the globe. Select examples can be found in auctions throughout the year. What’s new and upcoming in the art world can be found in our quarterly Modern + Contemporary Art auctions.

Mary Corse, Price Realized $43,750


Bruce Nauman  |  Anselm Kiefer  |  Olafur Eliasson  |  Eric Fischl  |  Ross Bleckner  |  David Salle  |  Mary Corse  |  George Condo  |  Zeng Fanzhi  |  Eric Fischl

Edna Andrade, Price Realized $10,000

Women in Art

Judy Chicago  |  Tracy Emin  |  Louise Lawler  |  Niki de Saint  |  Frida Kahlo  |  Anne Packard  |  Paige Hopper  |  Alice Rahon  |  Margaret Keane |  Louise Bourgeois

Suong Yangchareon, Price Realized $12,500


Kenton Nelson  |  Tony DeLap  |  Joe Goode  |  John Baldessari  |  Ed Ruscha  |  Wayne Tiebauld  |  Robert Irwin  |  Mary Corse  |  Sam Francis  |  Eyvind Earle

Asger Jorn

20th Century Art

Joan Miró |  Victor Vasarely  |  Alexander Calder  |  Jean Dubuffet  |  Pablo Picasso  |  Antoni Tapies  |  Tom Wesselman  |  Bernar Venet  |  Roldolfo Nieto

Ron Reihel, Price Realized $1625


Jenny Holzer  |  Barbara Kruger |  Claes Oldenburg |  Louise Nevelson  |  George Rickey  |  Robert Rauschenberg  |  Robert Graham  |  Betty Gold

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Bree Hughes

Post-War and Contemporary Fine Art Specialist

Bree is a Specialist for Post-War and Contemporary Art who has strong relationships with advisors and private collectors alike. Prior to joining John Moran, Bree worked for over six years at Artnet Auctions in New York and Los Angeles, where she contributed some of the most successful online sales of established and emerging artists. Bree has also held positions at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art and Sotheby’s New York. Her experiences in both auction houses and museums give her keen insight on the complexities of the art world and a wide perspective on collections.

Bree graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a B.A. in Art History. She completed her Post Graduate diploma in Fine and Decorative Arts at Sotheby’s Institute in London. Bree is an active member of Art Table Southern California and POWarts.

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