Bidding Now Open on “The Art of LAIKA” at Heritage Auctions

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BEVERLY HILLS—Bidding has just opened on all the lots in The Art of LAIKA at Heritage Auctions, the hotly anticipated first ever sale of material from the visionary, Academy Award®-nominated films of LAIKA, the animation studio behind Coraline, ParaNorman and The Boxtrolls, which just received an Oscar® nomination for Best Animated Movie. 

The LAIKA auction is limited to a grouping of just more than 250 various pieces of screen-used material, including 45 puppets and a selection of models, props and art. The auction takes place at Heritage Auctions in Beverly Hills on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015.

A portion of the proceeds of the auction will be donated to The Art of Elysiuma non-profit arts organization that works to make art a catalyst for social change by bringing creativity and inspiration to children, artists, and various populations in need.

Some of the items in the auction include, but are not limited to

● From Coraline

*  Coraline production puppet in her iconic blue-starred sweater

*  Other Mother production puppet in her elaborately realized black dress

●  From ParaNorman

*  Norman production puppet in his baseball shirt outfit

*  Zombie Judge production puppet with fully articulated mouth and face

●  From The Boxtrolls

Eggs and Boxtrolls production puppets complete with their “Box” outfits

Snatcher production puppet in his exquisite hand and laser-etched velvet jacket

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