Sotheby’s’ Armory Week photography offerings are noticeably weak, with less than two dozen photo lots available. While there are some solid secondary images by recognizable names, it’s a small and generally predictable sample. Overall, there are a total of 22 photography lots available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $1085200.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||1|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$1200|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||17|
|Total Mid Estimate||$464000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||4|
|Total High Estimate||$620000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 275, Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Our Prices Are Insane!), 1987, estimated at $200000-300000.
Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more lots in the sale, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include lot 236, Tom Friedman, Untitled, 1994, estimated at $20000-30000 (image above, left, via Sotheby’s), lot 293, Rineke Dijkstra, Buzz (Club), Liverpool, England, 1995, estimated at $15000-20000 (image above, middle, via Sotheby’s), and lot 330, Thomas Ruff, JPEG TER02, 2005, estimated at $40000-60000 (image above, right, via Sotheby’s).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.