Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Auction: Contemporary Art Evening Sale, March 4, 2010 @Phillips New York

Phillips has a small Contemporary Art sale, containing just a handful of photography lots, scheduled in line with the Armory show next week. Out of a total of 34 lots on offer, there are only 5 lots of photography available, with a total High estimate of $595000. (Catalog cover at right, via Phillips.)

Here's the very simple breakdown:

Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000): 0
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): NA

Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000): 1
Total Mid Estimate: $35000

Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000): 4
Total High Estimate: $560000
The top lot by High estimate is lot 33, Gilbert & George, Friend Fear, 1983, at $150000-250000. (Image at right, via Phillips.)

The other four photographers represented in the sale are:
Doug Aitken
John Baldessari
Gregory Crewdson
Richard Prince

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

March 4th

450 West 15th Street
New York, NY 10011

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