Auction Previews: Contemporary Art Evening and Day Sales, June 27 and 28, 2011 @Phillips London

Phillips begins the June Contemporary Art season in London next week with a pair of Evening and Day sales. It’s a generally straightforward selection, with few notable or unexpected standouts. Overall, there are a total of 53 lots of photography available across the two sales, with a Total High Estimate for photography of £1736000.

Here’s the statistical breakdown:

Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including £5000): 5
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): £24000

Total Mid Lots (high estimate between £5000 and £25000): 35
Total Mid Estimate: £437000

Total High Lots (high estimate above £25000): 13
Total High Estimate: £1275000
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The top lot by High estimate is lot 5, Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #4, 1977, at £250000-350000.

Here is the short list of the photographers who are represented by more than one lot in the two sales (with the number of lots in parentheses):

Ryan McGinley (3)
Doug Aitken (2)
Thomas Demand (2)
Nan Goldin (2)
Gordon Matta-Clark (2)
Marilyn Minter (2)
Zhang Huan (2)

(Lot 145, Walead Beshty, The Phenomenology of Shopping, 2001-2003, at £10000-15000, image at right, middle, lot 293, Elger Esser, Ameland Pier IX, 2000, at £20000-30000, image at right, bottom, and lot 296, Gordon Matta-Clark, Splitting, 1974, at £12000-18000, image at right, top, all via Phillips.)

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

Contemporary Art Evening Sale
June 27th
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Contemporary Art Day Sale
June 28th

Phillips De Pury & Company
Howick Place
London SW1P 1BB

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