Peter Beard the Polaroid Project

The Polaroid Project

Peter Beard’s work will be exhibited as a part of The Polaroid Project, a traveling exhibition mounted by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography and curated by William Ewing, Barbara Hitchcock, Gary Van Zante, Deborah G. Douglas and Rebekka Reuter. The Project Polaroid, despite the demise of the great corporation, remains a highly respected […]

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Earth Muse: Art and the Environment

Earth Muse: Art and the Environment

The Heckscher Museum of Art in Huntington, NY is celebrating nature with two spring exhibitions focused on art and the environment: Earth Muse: Art and the Environment and Thaddeus Holownia: Walden Revisited. On view April 15 to July 30, 2017. Peter Beard’s work will be featured in the exhibit Earth Muse: Art and the Environment, […]

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Peter Beard: Zara and the Universe

Peter Beard: Last Word From Paradise

Guild Hall Museum Saturday, June 18 through Sunday, July 31 Divided into two sections installed in separate galleries, the exhibition is organized around the two outposts that Peter Beard calls home – Africa and the East End of Long Island. The exhibition presents more than 50 multi-layered collages, drawings, photographs, and diaries from the 1960s […]

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Gordon Parks Collage by Peter Beard

Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard

Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard Gordon Parks: Collages by Peter Beard, New Exhibition at The Gordon Parks Foundation in Pleasantville, New York, opening January 18, 2016. January 18 – April 23, 2016 Artist Reception January 22 6 to 8 p.m. at 48 Wheeler Avenue, Pleasantville, New York, 10570 Press Contact: Peter Kunhardt, Jr.: peter@gordonparksfoundation.org […]

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50th Anniversary of The End of the Game

The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise Exhibition Revisited 2015 is the 50th anniversary of artist Peter Beard’s book, The End of the Game – The Last Word from Paradise. Beard spent many years in Africa documenting the impact of Western civilization on elephants, other wildlife and the people who lived […]

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Peter Beard participates in ISTANBUL ‘74

The 2014 theme was “Intercultural Dialogues in Arts & Culture,” a celebration of a “cultural mosaic” – a mix of creative people of different geographical roots, languages and cultures that co-exist within today’s global society. The festival aimed to bring together artists that have preserved their heritage and culture, in and outside of their geographical […]

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756 Elephants

Mark Deeble and Victoria Stone, wildlife filmmakers in Africa write about “756 Elephants” in “Haunted by a photograph.” http://wp.me/p4hiku-3y http://www.deeblestone.com

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Peter Beard for The Big Egg Hunt

Peter Beard was one of 300 artists participating in The Big Egg Hunt, a charity initiative where all proceeds from the Egg Auction on April 22, 2014 benefited two charities: ‘The Elephant Family’ and Agnes Gund’s ‘Studio in a School’. Without eggshells, we already know for sure that the entire ecology of the elephant is […]

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NOWNESS: Presenting Peter Beard

Peter Beard has been documenting and interpreting Africa’s epic landscapes and indigenous species for nearly six decades. Here he gives a rare insight into his life and practice in this meditative short from director Derek Peck. Shot at Beard’s home in Montauk, Long Island, we find the artist, author and photographer continuing to develop his […]

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Gordon Parks Celebrating the Arts Awards Dinner

June 4, 2013 at the Plaza Hotel, New York The Gordon Parks Celebrating the Arts Award. The award is given to individuals who have enriched our lives in ways that reflect Gordon’s ideas and goals of using creative means to change and educate the world. Seven scholarships were also awarded to students at SUNY Purchase, […]

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Peter Beard on ‘Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin’

Peter Beard and Richard Ruggiero, October 22nd 2012 This week on Here’s the Thing, Alec talks with two men who have spent much of their lives living and working in Africa. Photographer Peter Beard first set foot on the continent in 1955. Richard Ruggiero, of the US Fish and Wildlife Service, began his Peace Corps […]

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Elephant Parade

PETER BEARD is participating in Elephant Parade, a large scale outdoor art exhibition taking place in London, UK showcasing life size baby elephant sculptures, each uniquely created into works of art by 258 artists from around the world. The exhibition has been created by Mark Shand’s charity, Elephant Family. It is an innovative fundraising and […]

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“Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”

LIVINGSTONE SPECTRAL IMAGING PROJECT In 2009, the United States National Endowment for the Humanities and the British Academy funded a project with the goal to decipher and make available to the public important letters and diaries belonging to famed doctor, missionary, and explorer, David Livingstone. A letter from the personal collection of Peter and Nejma […]

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