Auction Preview: New Now, December 8, 2016 @Phillips London

For those who haven’t closed up their collecting activities for the reminder of the year, Phillips has shoehorned one of its New Now mid-range contemporary art sales into usually slow December later this week. It’s a mixed bag of leftovers, but with a handful of notable contemporary names and up and comers buried amid the clutter. Overall, there are a total of 43 lots of photography available in the sale, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £355000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 20
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £72000
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 21
Total Mid Estimate £198000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 2
Total High Estimate £85000

The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 3, Keith Haring, Untitled (Bill T. Jones), 1984, estimated at £30000-50000 (image above, via Phillips).

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
Martin Kippenberger 2
Elad Lassry 2
Gerhard Richter 2
Andy Warhol 2

Other lots of interest include (images above, via Phillips):

Lot 26, Mariah Robertson, Untitled, 2013, estimated at £6000-8000

Lot 28, Anne Collier, Zoom 1978, 2009, estimated at £10000-15000

Lot 108, Lucas Blalock, Scenario for Barter, 2011, estimated at £1000-2000

Lot 113, Brendan Fowler, Wells Fargo, 2012, estimated at £5000-7000

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

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