Auction Preview: Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales, July 2 and 3, 2014 @Phillips London

There are slim pickings for photography collectors at Phillips’ upcoming Contemporary Art sales in London. With a small number of photographs on offer and very few standouts, it’s a thin selection that can be reviewed in a flash. Overall, there are only 18 photography lots available, with a Total High Estimate of £742000.

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) NA
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 9
Total Mid Estimate £152000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 9
Total High Estimate £590000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 22, Zhang Huan, Family Tree, 2000, estimated at £100000-150000.

Here is the short list of photographers with two or more lots available in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Vik Muniz 3
Gilbert & George 2

Other lots of interest include lot 212, Chris Levine, Queen Elizabeth II (Equanimity), 2012, estimated at £60000-80000 (image above, left, via Phillips), lot 131, Sam Falls, Untitled (PP3), 2011, estimated at £6000-8000 (image above, middle, via Phillips), and lot 189, Douglas Gordon, Self-portrait of You and Me (Halle Berry), 2006, estimated at £20000-30000 (image above, right, via Phillips.)

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

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