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Convolute IX

Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)


Convolute IX

Lot-No. 351

Proceeds : 800,00 €


Letter, 10 Oct. 1995, pen, postcard with book announcement, speech bubble added by Beard and another postcard with drawing and text, approx. 11.5 x 15 cm. Newspaper article of the 'Mountauk Pioneer' of 6 Oct. 1995, envelope. - 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 IX


Peter Beard (New York 1938 - Montauk 2020)

Convolute IX

Lot-No. 351

Proceeds : 800,00 €

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Letter, 10 Oct. 1995, pen, postcard with book announcement, speech bubble added by Beard and another postcard with drawing and text, approx. 11.5 x 15 cm. Newspaper article of the 'Mountauk Pioneer' of 6 Oct. 1995, envelope. - 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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