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Lion Pride in Tiva Dry River

Peter Beard (New York 1938)


Lion Pride in Tiva Dry River

Lot-No. 206

Proceeds : 22.300,00 €


1965/after 1996. Unique Piece. Silver gelatine print, collage, ink, blood, plant fragments, cigarette packet a. photo, 42 x 60 cm (16.5 x 23.6 inches), lo. ri. sign. Peter Beard as well as inscribed 'Box 4191 Nbi Kenya', on the backing cardboard copyright stamp, framed under glass. - Provenance: Camera Work Berlin; private collection Hamburg. - 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 a. collaborated with Karen Blixen. The endangered species of East Africa are the main subjects of his photos. B. enriches them with collages, drawings a. even blood, often in cooperation with local artists. He also made movies a. worked as an actor.

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Peter Beard: Lion Pride in Tiva Dry River


Peter Beard (New York 1938)

Lion Pride in Tiva Dry River

Lot-No. 206

Proceeds : 22.300,00 €

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1965/after 1996. Unique Piece. Silver gelatine print, collage, ink, blood, plant fragments, cigarette packet a. photo, 42 x 60 cm (16.5 x 23.6 inches), lo. ri. sign. Peter Beard as well as inscribed 'Box 4191 Nbi Kenya', on the backing cardboard copyright stamp, framed under glass. - Provenance: Camera Work Berlin; private collection Hamburg. - 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 a. collaborated with Karen Blixen. The endangered species of East Africa are the main subjects of his photos. B. enriches them with collages, drawings a. even blood, often in cooperation with local artists. He also made movies a. worked as an actor.

Lion Pride in Tiva Dry River