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Convolute III

Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)


Convolute III

Lot-No. 345

Proceeds : 900,00 €


Letter, 21 December 1980, three-sided, yellow, lined paper, typewritten with handwritten additions in felt-pen and pen, approx. 21.5 x 33.5 cm. Two photos of Cheryl Tiegs inscribed on the reverse, copy of a diary page, 3 holiday postcards from Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Nice. - 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 III


Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)

Convolute III

Lot-No. 345

Proceeds : 900,00 €

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Letter, 21 December 1980, three-sided, yellow, lined paper, typewritten with handwritten additions in felt-pen and pen, approx. 21.5 x 33.5 cm. Two photos of Cheryl Tiegs inscribed on the reverse, copy of a diary page, 3 holiday postcards from Monaco, Monte-Carlo and Nice. - 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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