The Armory Week photography offerings at Christie’s jump around quite a bit, coming together in an eclectic sale where no photographer is represented by more than two lots. It’s a little bit of everything, well suited to the diversity of the fair crowds. Overall, there are a total of 50 photography lots available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $1494500.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||16|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$104500|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||29|
|Total Mid Estimate||$540000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||5|
|Total High Estimate||$850000|
The top lot by High estimate is lot 33, Gerhard Richter, Mustangs, 2005, estimated at $250000-350000.
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|
|Peter Fischli & David Weiss||2|
Other lots of interest include lot 250, Peter Fischli and David Weiss, Der Furz (from the Quiet Afternoon series), 1984-1985, estimated at $20000-30000 (image above, left, via Christie’s), lot 253, Thomas Demand, Gang Way, 2001, estimated at $50000-70000 (image above, middle, via Christie’s), and lot 218, Hans-Peter Feldmann, Two Girls With Shadows, 2004, estimated at $8000-12000 (image above, right, via Christie’s).
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.