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:
|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|
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.