Auction Preview: 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales, June 27 and 28, 2016 @Phillips London

With no photographs in its upcoming 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening sale, Phillips isn’t brining much photo excitement to the table this London season. An Andreas Gursky Bangkok print leads the photographic offerings, with secondary images by recognized names filling in the gaps. Overall, there are a total of 26 lots of photography available across the two sales, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £929000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 0
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £0
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 17
Total Mid Estimate £214000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 9
Total High Estimate £715000

The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 138, Andreas Gursky, Bangkok VII, 2011, estimated at £150000-200000 (image above, via Phillips).

Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more lots in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Gregory Crewdson 2
Douglas Gordon 2
Vik Muniz 2

Other lots of interest include (images above, via Phillips):

Lot 139, Wolfgang Tillmans, Lighter, Green-Red I, 2008, estimated at £20000-30000

Lot 208, Gregory Crewdson, Untitled (pregnant woman), 2001, estimated at £10000-15000

Lot 214, Alec Soth, Patrick, Palm Sunday, Baton Rouge, LA, 2005, estimated at £5000-7000

The complete lot by lot catalogs can be found here (Evening) and here (Day).

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