Phillips finishes up the spring London season with its 20th Century & Contemporary Art Evening and Day sales next week. Led by a 1980s Barbara Kruger image/text combo in a signature red frame, the photography offerings follow the well worn pathways of Sherman film stills, Lawler in situ artworks, and Becher typologies. Overall, there are a total of 32 lots of photography available across the two sales, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £1881000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|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)||16|
|Total Mid Estimate||£251000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000)||16|
|Total High Estimate||£1630000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 9, Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Our Time is Your Money), 1985, estimated at £250000-350000 (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|
|Bernd and Hilla Becher||2|
Other lots of interest include (images above, via Phillips):
Lot 10, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Water Towers, 1965-1997, estimated at £120000-180000
Lot 26, Andreas Gursky, Jumeirah Palm, 2008, estimated at £200000-300000
Lot 275, Susan Hiller, Rough Version, 2012-2014, estimated at £10000-15000