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Convolute II

Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)


Convolute II

Lot-No. 344

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €


Letter, Montauk, 15 March 1976, typescript on yellow cardboard paper, handwritten additions in green pen, approx. 21 x 29.5 cm. Foldout inscribed on the reverse with a portrait study of Francis Bacon, three photographs, annotated in green felt-pen, and twenty-two small-format contact prints. - US-American photographer. B. studied 1958-61 at Yale university, among others under the emigrated Bauhaus artist Josef Albers. In 1955 he travelled Africa for the first time. In 1961 he moved to Kenia, where he made friends and collaborated with Karen Blixen. The endangered species of East Africa are the main subjects of his photos. B. enriches them with collages, drawings and even blood, often in cooperation with local artists. He also made movies and worked as an actor. Mus.: New York (MoMA), Tokyo, Arles a. others. Lit.: AKL a. others.

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Peter Beard: Convolute II


Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)

Convolute II

Lot-No. 344

Proceeds : 1.900,00 €

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Letter, Montauk, 15 March 1976, typescript on yellow cardboard paper, handwritten additions in green pen, approx. 21 x 29.5 cm. Foldout inscribed on the reverse with a portrait study of Francis Bacon, three photographs, annotated in green felt-pen, and twenty-two small-format contact prints. - US-American photographer. B. studied 1958-61 at Yale university, among others under the emigrated Bauhaus artist Josef Albers. In 1955 he travelled Africa for the first time. In 1961 he moved to Kenia, where he made friends and collaborated with Karen Blixen. The endangered species of East Africa are the main subjects of his photos. B. enriches them with collages, drawings and even blood, often in cooperation with local artists. He also made movies and worked as an actor. Mus.: New York (MoMA), Tokyo, Arles a. others. Lit.: AKL a. others.

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