Barbara Lazaroff Personal Collection @ Julien’s Auction ART SALE
Thursday, June 26, 2014, 4:00 PM
Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills, 9665 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA

Barbara Lazaroff Personal Collection @ Julien’s Auction ART SALE
Portion of proceeds go to Meals on Wheels

When: Thursday, June 26, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Where: Julien's Auctions Beverly Hills, 9665 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA

Julien’s Auctions, the world’s premier entertainment memorabilia and art auction house, has announced its “Fine & Decorative Art” auction featuring selected property from the collection of Barbara Lazaroff, ASID, distinguished Los Angeles designer and co-founder of Spago and numerous other renowned dining establishments.
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The event will include outstanding items curated by Lazaroff and originally showcased as décor at her various restaurants including Eureka, Chinois on Main and Las Vegas, ObaChine, Granita, a variety of Wolfgang Puck Cafes, and Spago Beverly Hills which is considered by Zagat to be the most iconic restaurant in Los Angeles.  Also offered will be exceptional items from Barbara Lazaroff’s own personal art collection.
Barbara Lazaroff is an award winning restaurateur and interior designer inspiring the world with her innovative designs. Lazaroff collaborated with her partner Wolfgang Puck to create and design a number of restaurants including the famous Spago in Hollywood which became known for its exhibition kitchen and A-list parties, including the annual Oscar party. She is well known within the entertainment industry and is a generous supporter of a variety of charities.
Masterpieces of Modern Art including a stunning gelatin silver print of “Sie Kommen” (naked) (Est. $20,000-$40,000) signed and dated by Helmut Newton is among the variety of extraordinary art offerings. This unusually large print was purchased by Lazaroff directly from the artist and was showcased in Barbara’s redesigned layout of The Playboy Club in Tokyo, Japan. Also up for bid will be a rare printers proof by Jim Dine, “The Oil of Gladness” (Est. $10,000-$15,000), and a monumental mixed-media print with decoupage accents by American great James Rosenquist, “Time Door” (Est. $15,000-$20,000). Other sought after works by eminent artists Helen Frankenthaler, Jim Lutes, Dale Chihuly, Robert Motherwell, and Andy Warhol are among the vast array of pieces to be offered.
Other highlights of the “Fine Art & Decorative Art” auction at Julien’s Auctions include an exciting assortment of antique beer and liquor posters and a collection of whimsical ceramic vases custom designed by artist Mary Burns exclusively for Barbara Lazaroff’s designs of the Wolfgang Puck cafes and her home.  A number of carved Buddhist sculptures, historic Thai narrative paintings and select Asian Art pieces and antiques acquired personally by Lazaroff during her many visits to Asia are also included.  A portion of the proceeds from the sale of some of the items will be donated to the St. Vincent Meals on Wheels program.