The Contemporary Curated sale at Sotheby’s in New York next week gathers a tighter than usual selection of photography. Led by a Richard Prince cowboy, it strides through Muniz, Struth, Simmons, and others with relative efficiency. Overall, there are a total of 22 lots of photography available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $1268000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||3|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$24000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||14|
|Total Mid Estimate||$324000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||5|
|Total High Estimate||$920000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 215, Richard Prince, Untitled (Cowboy), 1982, estimated at $250000-350000 (image above, via Sotheby’s).
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 (images above, via Sotheby’s):
Lot 242, Joseph Kosuth, Essay #12, 1999, estimated at $18000-25000
Lot 248, Thomas Struth, Iglesia de San Francisco, Lima, Peru, 2003, estimated at $80000-120000
Lot 250, Laurie Simmons, Tourism: Parthenon (2nd View), 1984, estimated at $8000-12000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.