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Peter Beard

[Diary page]. The Gardeners of Eden. Frederique & Tayiana c/o Lenana, 1990

Large-format Polaroid Polacolor, unique print with collage of color and ink handwork in margins
21 3/5 × 29 1/10 in
54.8 × 74 cm
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Doyle

21 1/2 x 29 inches (548 x 740 mm)

Impression of a hand at upper left, titled, dated, decorated and …

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21 1/2 x 29 inches (548 x 740 mm)

Impression of a hand at upper left, titled, dated, decorated and annotated (as above, with the notation at the head of the print "Quantum Interconnectedness via Peter [email protected] time is always now"). Framed

With The Time is Always Now [Gallery], sold 2002.

Peter Beard
American, b. 1938
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Known for his fashion photography and striking images of Africa, Peter Beard’s photographs of sub-Saharan fauna and New York City nightlife in the 1970s and ’80s represent a sustained engagement with a libidinal power. Beard’s interest in Africa can be traced to his trips to the continent in the 1950s and ’60s, which he viewed as escapes from the high society into which he was born. During the 1970s, Beard began working for fashion magazines and became a fixture at Studio 54. Although separated by an ocean, both bodies of work are concerned with a certain kind of brutality and virulence. Beard later turned to photo-collage to bridge these two oeuvres, adding elements such as news clippings and his own blood to further explicate the themes of violence.

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About the work
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Doyle

21 1/2 x 29 inches (548 x 740 mm)

Impression of a hand at upper left, titled, dated, decorated and …

Read more

21 1/2 x 29 inches (548 x 740 mm)

Impression of a hand at upper left, titled, dated, decorated and annotated (as above, with the notation at the head of the print "Quantum Interconnectedness via Peter [email protected] time is always now"). Framed

With The Time is Always Now [Gallery], sold 2002.

Peter Beard
American, b. 1938
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Known for his fashion photography and striking images of Africa, Peter Beard’s photographs of sub-Saharan fauna and New York City nightlife in the 1970s and ’80s represent a sustained engagement with a libidinal power. Beard’s interest in Africa can be traced to his trips to the continent in the 1950s and ’60s, which he viewed as escapes from the high society into which he was born. During the 1970s, Beard began working for fashion magazines and became a fixture at Studio 54. Although separated by an ocean, both bodies of work are concerned with a certain kind of brutality and virulence. Beard later turned to photo-collage to bridge these two oeuvres, adding elements such as news clippings and his own blood to further explicate the themes of violence.

Peter Beard

[Diary page]. The Gardeners of Eden. Frederique & Tayiana c/o Lenana, 1990

Large-format Polaroid Polacolor, unique print with collage of color and ink handwork in margins
21 3/5 × 29 1/10 in
54.8 × 74 cm
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