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The horror safari: why was Francis Bacon so triggered by dead elephants?

When the great painter died, 200 macabre photographs of elephant carcasses were found in his studio. They were by Peter Beard – and they propelled the artist into the heart of darknessIf you look into the eyes of a portrait, especially a self-portrait, by Rembrandt, you seem to see a “soul”. Such religious ideas and readings have shaped the story of art from its very beginnings and continue to seduce us today. But Francis Bacon was the first artist to paint people as animals. His subjects are re...
Tags: Art, Photography, London, Animals, Africa, Environment, Painting, Culture, Wildlife, Art and design, Kenya, Exhibitions, Francis Bacon, Bacon, Rembrandt, Peter Beard

Adventure Wildlife Photographer Peter Beard, 82

Born into considerable wealth and privilege in New York, Beard, whose body was found yesterday in woodland in the East Hamptons, was a photographer whose love for the African wilderness and its fragile ecology was first expressed in The End of the Game, a 1965 photo-book that now seems extraordinarily prescient. – The Guardian
Tags: Art, People, East Hamptons, Peter Beard, 04.20.20, New York Beard

Photographer Peter Beard: Tributes paid to 'visionary artist'

Mick Jagger and Nick Rhodes are among those to praise the photographer who has died aged 82.
Tags: News, Mick Jagger, Nick Rhodes, Peter Beard

Photographer Peter Beard confirmed dead at 82 after going missing for nearly three weeks

Peter Beard, a famed American photographer that went missing nearly three weeks ago, has been confirmed dead. He was 82.          [Author: USA TODAY]
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Peter Beard, photographer, wildlife advocate and socialite, dies at 82

The body of the artist was found in Long Island, three weeks after he was reported missingThe body of photographer Peter Beard has been found, three weeks after he was reported missing.The 82-year-old, famous for his images of African wildlife, had disappeared from his cliffside compound in Montauk at the tip of Long Island, New York, on 31 March. He had been suffering from dementia. His remains were found in a “densely wooded area” of Camp Hero State Park, according to the East Hampton police d...
Tags: Photography, Culture, Conservation, Art and design, Long Island, Long Island New York, Montauk, EAST HAMPTON, Peter Beard, Camp Hero State Park

Peter Beard’s Family Confirms His Death

The police were leading an extensive search for Mr. Beard, an artist who disappeared on Long Island on March 31.
Tags: Art, Photography, News, Dementia, Long Island, Beard, Peter, Books and Literature, Writing and Writers, Peter Beard, Montauk (NY

After Two Weeks, Photographer Peter Beard Still Missing

The 82-year-old, suffering from dementia, was last seen on March 31, walking the grounds of his cliffside oceanfront property near the eastern tip of Long Island. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, People, Long Island, Peter Beard, 04.14.20

Why Fashion People Love Cult Film Grey Gardens

There are three things fashion people love: eccentrics, glamour, and tragicomedy – that perverse play of humor and sadness so loved in the British (and camp) comedy cannon that we Americans can't get enough of. Grey Gardens has an abundance of all three, so naturally it has become an enduring cult classic among fashion folk.Released in 1975, the film was directed by documentary filmmakers and brothers Albert and David Maysles. It depicts the lives of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale and her daughter, ...
Tags: Fashion, Music, New York, New York City, Paris, Andy Warhol, Bill Cunningham, Getty, Hamptons, Grey Gardens, Peter, Lee, Albert, PAUL, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, Edie

44 Fashion Designers On The Women Who Inspire Their Work

It's ironic that an industry so catered to women would be run mostly by men, isn't it? Though females make up 70% of the fashion workforce, they hold less than 25% of senior-level positions. But like some of the most influential names in style history — from Jeanne Lanvin to Coco Chanel — the 44 women ahead used this disparity as motivation to fight their way to the top, disrupting the status quo by all starting companies with the mission of creating clothing for and by women. Because if the fa...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Beyonce, Lorde, Wales, Rihanna, New York City, US, Georgia, Ashley Olsen, Vogue, Jordan Dunn, Kate Moss, Michelle Obama, Luigi, Diana

10 Books that Will Inspire You to Visit Africa

Welcome to the latest post in our Africa column by Natasha and Cameron from The World Pursuit. This month they are sharing their favorite books about the continent that will inspire you to visit! When we first decided to travel around Africa, I called a family friend from Swaziland. She gave me an hour-long run down of travel on the continent and threw in a nice list of books to read. The first one I picked up was The Elephant Whisperer. In some ways Lawrence Anthony’s story about the bond he f...
Tags: Travel, Books, Nigeria, Africa, Chicago, Karen, Egypt, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, Cameron, Swaziland, Alexander McCall Smith, Meredith, Joy Adamson, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Botswana