A museum-worthy mid-1970s multi-image work from Hannah Wilke leads the photography offerings at Christie’s upcoming mid-range Post-War & Contemporary Art sale. A handful of additional photography lots also merit attention, including works by Andres Serrano, Annette Messager, and Ryan McGinley. Overall, there are a total of 24 lots of photography available across the sale, with a Total High Estimate of $1405000.
Here’s the statistical breakdown:
|Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000)||1|
|Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of low lots)||$6000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||18|
|Total Mid Estimate||$439000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||5|
|Total High Estimate||$960000|
The top photographic lot by High estimate is lot 45, Hannah Wilke, SOS Starification Object Series, 1974/1979, estimated at $300000-500000 (image above via Christie’s).
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 Christie’s):
Lot 104, Annette Messager Mes Ouvrages, 1988, estimated at $20000-30000
Lot 317, Andres Serrano, Piss Christ, 1987, estimated at $100000-150000
Lot 318, Ryan McGinley, Jack (Blue Mass), 2009, estimated at $10000-15000
The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.