Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) has announced that Frank Lloyd Wright’s George Sturges House will be among 75 lots from the estate of the actor and playwright Jack Larson to be auctioned on February 21. Best known for playing Jimmy Olsen on the original Adventures of Superman television series in the 1950s, Larson passed away in September of 2015.
Presented as part of the house’s larger seasonal sale of modern art and design objects, the Sturges House was designed by Wright in 1939. This is the first architectural property that LAMA has auctioned and the highest valued lot that they have ever presented, with an estimate of $2.5 million to $3 million. The property is being offered in a unique partnership with Sotheby’s International Realty.
LAMA’s owner and founder, Peter Loughrey, took some time to speak to Art+Auction’s Danielle Whalen about the Wright house and the new partnership. […]