Phillips opens its fall season with a New Now sale in New York later this month. As a compendium of entry-level and mid range contemporary work, the sale leans toward newer names, and photography on offer follows this lead. Overall, there are a total of 32 lots of photography available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $363000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||20|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$112000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||12|
|Total Mid Estimate||$251000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||0|
|Total High Estimate||$0|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 65, Chuck Close, Cindy, Ellen, Kiki, Laurie, Lorna, 2000, estimated at $30000-50000 (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 91, Alex Prager, La Petite Mort, 2012, estimated at $20000-30000
Lot 94, Elad Lassry, Beets, 2010, estimated at $8000-12000
Lot 98, Mariah Robertson, 117, 2012, estimated at $12000-18000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.