Peter Peryer: The Man in the Photograph


exhibition Details

Using examples from Peter Peryer’s (1941–2018) fascinating self-portraiture series as well as photographs of the artist by others, this display tracks these images through various formats to show the depth and range of Peryer’s recently donated archive.

Whether appearing within a row of negatives, as part of a proof sheet, or in a multitude of other media, students of Peryer’s work will be able to gain an understanding of his process and the context in which these works were created. With the photographs not made by Peryer, we see the life of an artist reflected in the images he chose to save for posterity.

Image credit: Peter Peryer, Self portrait 1977, 1977 Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, image courtesy of the Estate of Peter Peryer. 

Curated by
Caroline McBride, Tamsyn Bayliss
Research Library Display Case Mezzanine Level

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