Description

    Lomasney, John J. (1899-1989)
    Odds against Tomorrow, 1959
    Mixed media on artboard
    44 x 28 in.

    Benefiting Lifebeat

    The Lomasney Collection consists of over 800 hand-painted film posters originally displayed in the The Royal Hawaiian Theater in Honolulu from 1930-1980s. Painted by artist John J. Lomasney, and spanning 50 years of cinematic history, the posters were called a "treasure trove of art" by the New York Post. The Lomasney Collection was acquired by tennis legend John McEnroe and displayed in his Soho, NYC gallery. Mr. McEnroe donated this astounding collection to Lifebeat, Music Fights HIV/AIDS to support their HIV prevention efforts.

    Each large-scale piece is completely unique and painted in gouache on 44 x 28-inch artboard. Many incorporate original studio film stills. These one-of-a-kind works of art are available to collectors and movie buffs alike in online auctions.

    This auction opens on August 21, 10PM CT and will close on August 28, 10PM CT. For further information, contact Stephanie O'Barr, StephanieO@HA.com or 1.800.872.6467 x1807.

    Life Beat


    LIFEBEAT: Our Mission
    Lifebeat - Music Fights HIV/AIDS, founded in 1992, is the leading national nonprofit focused on educating America's youth (13-29) about HIV/AIDS prevention. Lifebeat mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to deliver HIV/AIDS and STDs awareness messages through broadcast, print, social and digital media, and distributes educational literature and condoms at concert venues, music festivals, clubs and other events. Lifebeat also provides quality of life services and support, such as musical performances, for people living with HIV/AIDS and their families. For more information, please visit lifebeat.org.


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    Wear commensurate with age

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    21st-28th Thursday-Thursday
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