The second half of Christie’s First Open Post-War and Contemporary double play takes place at its South Kensington location and gathers a more eclectic and diverse mix of photography than its New York sibling. Led by a Roni Horn multi-image group, it wanders from 1970s Douglas Huebler to more recent work from Anne Collier and Daniel Gordon. Overall, there are a total of 29 lots of photography available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £319500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000)||8|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||£28500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000)||20|
|Total Mid Estimate||£231000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000)||1|
|Total High Estimate||£60000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 102, Roni Horn, Could and Cloun (Gray) – Group 2, 2000-2001, estimated at £40000-60000 (image above, via Christie’s).
Here’s the 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 Christie’s):
Lot 16, Anne Collier, Photography, 2009, estimated at £8000-12000
Lot 26, Douglas Huebler, Variable Piece #101, 1973, estimated at £18000-22000
Lot 107, Thomas Ruff, Portrait (V. Liebermann), 1999, estimated at £8000-10000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.