Auction Preview: New Now, September 20, 2016 @Phillips

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:

Preview Statistics
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
Elad Lassry 2

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.

Alex Prager, Chuck Close, Elad Lassry, Mariah Robertson, Phillips

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