Auction Preview: Post-War and Contemporary Art Evening and Day Auctions, February 13 and 14, 2014 @Christie’s London

A handful of Gurskys headline the photography offerings buried in Christie’s Post-War and Contemporary Evening and Day auctions coming up in London in early February. Overall, there are 27 photography lots available in these sales, with a Total High Estimate of £2004000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Preview Statistics
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000) 0
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots) £0
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000) 13
Total Mid Estimate £204000
Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000) 14
Total High Estimate £1800000

The top lot by High estimate is lot 46, Andreas Gursky, Dubai World I, 2007, estimated at £300000-400000. (Image above, left, via Christie’s.)

Here is the short list of photographers with more than one lot in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:

Multiple Lots For Sale
Andreas Gursky 5
Vik Muniz 3
Hans Peter Feldmann 2
Thomas Ruff 2
Hiroshi Sugimoto 2

Other lots of interest include lot 47, Thomas Struth, Kunsthorisches Museum I, Vienna, 1989, estimated at £60000-80000 (image above, middle) and lot 48, Gordon Matta-Clark, Bingo, 1974, estimated at £40000-60000 (image above, right, both via Christie’s.)

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here (Evening) and here (Day).

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