Auction Preview: Contemporary Art Evening and Day Auctions, November 13 and 14, 2014 @Phillips

Phillips finishes up the Fall season for Contemporary Art in New York with its Evening and Day sales on the 13th and 14th. Led by a Richard Prince cowboy, the photography buried in the two sales is generally predictable, with a few young fresh names to liven things up. Overall, there are a total of 32 lots of photography available, with a Total High Estimate of $4327000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000) 1
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) $7000
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000) 17
Total Mid Estimate $510000
Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000) 14
Total High Estimate $3720000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 11, Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1998-1999, estimated at $1000000-1500000 (image above, left, via Phillips).

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

Multiple Lots For Sale
Vik Muniz 4
Andreas Gursky 3

Other lots of interest include lot 112, Peter Sutherland, This is Patagucci, 2014, estimated at $10000-15000 (image above, middle, via Phillips), and lot 121, Jon Rafman, Brand New Paint Job (Franz Kline Vault), 12013, estimated at $10000-15000 (image above, right, via Phillips).

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

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