The photography offerings in Phillips’ upcoming 20th Century and Contemporary Art sales are noticeably weaker than those of its competitors. Yet another Wolfgang Tillmans abstraction leads the way, with works by Baldessari, Sherman, and Collier providing some interest. Overall, there are a total of 14 photography lots available, with a Total High Estimate of $1087000.
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)||$7000|
|Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000)||9|
|Total Mid Estimate||$200000|
|Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000)||4|
|Total High Estimate||$880000|
The top photography lot by High estimate is lot 44, Wolfgang Tillmans, Freischwimmer 154, 2010, estimated at $250000-350000 (image above, via Phillips).
Here’s the complete list of photographers with two or more lots in the sales, along with the number of lots on offer:
|Multiple Lots For Sale|
Other lots of interest include (images above, via Phillips):
Lot 375, John Baldessari, Tree/Hand/Chair, 1988, estimated at $100000-150000
Lot 377, Cindy Sherman, Six Scenes from a Murder Mystery, 1976, estimated at $200000-300000
Lot 380, Anne Collier, Double Marilyn, 2007, estimated at $15000-20000
The complete lot by lot catalogs can be found here (Morning), here (Afternoon), and here (Evening).