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:
|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|
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.