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


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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