Cut and paste: Peter Beard (updated)

Peter Beard collage

If you know me, you’ll know I’m a collage freak. Ivan Chermayeff, Robert Rauschenberg, and the master of it all, Peter Beard. Here’s an old Nowness short film by Derek Peck, showing the artist at work discussing his craft and his love for nature. Watch it here.

UPDATE: Peter Beard went missing at the end of March and his death has sadly now been confirmed. It’s a heartbreaking time for his loved ones and a huge loss for his fans. But what a life lived. I’m sure there will be many tributes to his talent, curiosity and inimitable character in the coming days. I’ll share the best here as I find them. Here’s the New York Times obituary.

R.I.P Peter Beard…

WORDS: Disneyrollergirl/Navaz Batliwalla
IMAGE: Peter Beard
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