Monday, March 7, 2011

Auction: Under the Influence, March 8, 2011 @Phillips

Phillips follows up the bustle of the New York art fairs with a lower end sale of Contemporary Art scheduled for tomorrow. Out of a total of 287 lots on offer, there are 55 lots of photography mixed in, with a total High estimate for photography of $532500.

Here's the statistical breakdown:
Total Low Lots (high estimate up to and including $10000): 40
Total Low Estimate (sum of high estimates of Low lots): $215500
Total Mid Lots (high estimate between $10000 and $50000): 15
Total Mid Estimate: $317000

Total High Lots (high estimate above $50000): 0
Total High Estimate: NA

The top lot by High estimate is lot 143, Vik Muniz, After Mark Rothko (from Pictures of Colors), 2001, at $30000-40000.

The following is the list of the photographers represented by two or more lots in this sale (with the number of lots on offer in parentheses):

Katy Grannan (4)
Ryan McGinley (4)
Vanessa Beecroft (2)
Anna Gaskell (2)
Sarah Jones (2)
Barbara Kruger (2)
Elad Lassry (2)
Florian Maier-Aichen (2)
Vik Muniz (2)
Gabriel Orozco (2)
Richard Prince (2)

(Lot 88, Barbara Kruger, Ohne Titel -Evil, 2001, at $20000-30000, at right, top, lot 105, Matthias Hoch, Ravensburg #24, 2002, at $3000-4000, image at right, bottom, and lot 108, Walter Niedermayr, Dachstein 1, 1997, at $10000-15000, image at right, middle, all via Phillips.)

The complete lot by lot catalog can be found here.

Phillips De Pury & Company
450 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022

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