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Convolute IV

Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)


Convolute IV

Lot-No. 346

Proceeds : 800,00 €


Letter, on four-page letter to the editor to AFRICANA magazine, 1979, pen, US letter size. Two private photographs of Beard, inscribed on back and front, 1981. - 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 IV


Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)

Convolute IV

Lot-No. 346

Proceeds : 800,00 €

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Letter, on four-page letter to the editor to AFRICANA magazine, 1979, pen, US letter size. Two private photographs of Beard, inscribed on back and front, 1981. - 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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