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Andy Warhol at Home with Skull

Peter Beard (New York 1938)


Andy Warhol at Home with Skull

Lot-No. 208

Proceeds : 4.800,00 €


Polaroid and blood, 14,5 x 10,5 cm, up. ri. autographed and dat. Peter Beard 1972, on the reverse of the frame copyright stamp and label, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - We are grateful to Jill Bloomer from the Peter Beard archive for her kind assistance. - Provenance: Michael Hoppen gallery, London; Swiss private collection. - 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: Andy Warhol at Home with Skull


Peter Beard (New York 1938)

Andy Warhol at Home with Skull

Lot-No. 208

Proceeds : 4.800,00 €

Print

Polaroid and blood, 14,5 x 10,5 cm, up. ri. autographed and dat. Peter Beard 1972, on the reverse of the frame copyright stamp and label, framed under glass, uninspected out of frame. - We are grateful to Jill Bloomer from the Peter Beard archive for her kind assistance. - Provenance: Michael Hoppen gallery, London; Swiss private collection. - 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.

Andy Warhol at Home with Skull