Auction Preview: Post-War and Contemporary Art, April 30, 2009 @Christie’s South Kensington

Later in the month, Christie’s will offer a small group of generally lower end works in its Post-War and Contemporary Art sale at its South Kensington location. While the sale has 114 lots available, only 12 are photographs, with a total high estimate for those lots of just £84800. (Catalogue cover at right.)

Here’s the price breakdown for the photography:

Total Low Lots (high estimate below £5000): 5
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): £15800

Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000): 7
Total Mid Estimate: £69000

Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000): 0
Total High Estimate: NA

The photographers represented are:

Willie Doherty
Candida Hofer
Pierre Huyghe
Shirin Neshat
Damian Ortega
Andres Serrano (2)
Hannah Starkey
Erwin Wurm
Zhang Huan (3)

While none of the images in this sale fits with our collecting themes, I did enjoy seeing the three images by Zhang Huan.

The complete lot by lot details can be found here.

Post-War and Contemporary Art
April 30th

Christie’s
85 Old Brompton Road
London SW7 3LD

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