Phillips has rebranded its early season warm up New Now, but its focus on entry and mid range contemporary art remains the same. Photography-wise, its an uneven affair, with Muniz and LaChapelle flanked by lesser known works. Overall, there are a total of 45 lots of photography available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $586000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||30|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$170000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||14|
|Total Mid Estimate||$296000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||1|
|Total High Estimate||$120000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 54, Thomas Demand, Heldenorgel, 2009, estimated at $80000-120000 (image above, via Phillips).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more photography 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 109, Travess Smalley, Composition in Clay #27, 2013, estimated at $7000-9000
Lot 211, James Welling, 0469, 2009, estimated at $5000-7000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.