Joseph La Piana, ‘Corrugated Tension Painting’, 2014, Watermill Center Summer Benefit Auction 2014

Estimate: $12,000.
Celebrated, self-taught New York artist Joseph La Piana creates abstract works that explore kinetic energies and tensions. “In my practice, I strive to conceive theories that redefine and deconstruct the essence of their evolution, morphing process and material to infinite possibilities,” he says.