Auction Preview: Contemporary Curated, June 10, 2015 @Sotheby’s

It’s a pre-summer contemporary mop-up at Sotheby’s in New York next week, with a gaggle of lower priced lots gathered together under its Contemporary Curated label. Overall, there are a total of 30 lots of photography available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $410000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000) 10
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) $72000
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000) 20
Total Mid Estimate $338000
Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000) 0
Total High Estimate $0

The top photographic lot by High estimate is tied between two lots: lot 330, Shi Guorui, Bird’s Nest Stadium, 2008, estimated at $15000-25000 (image above, via Sotheby’s) and lot 328, Thomas Struth, An der Thur, Winterthur, 1993, estimated at $20000-25000.

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

Multiple Lots For Sale
Gregory Crewdson 3
Marilyn Minter 3
Richard Prince 3

Other lots of interest include (images above, via Sotheby’s):

Lot 312, Marilyn Minter, Mardi Gras, 2007, estimated at $15000-20000

Lot 314, Adam Fuss, Untitled, 2006, estimated at $12000-18000

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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