Peter Beard’s Wife Works to Secure His Legacy

February 26th, 2013

Peter and Nejma Beard, via New York MagazineArtist Peter Beard’s wife, Nejma Beard, spoke with New York Magazine in its new issue, detailing her efforts to help reclaim his reputation in the art market.  Beard, who was a close friend of Andy Warhol, has seen a resurgence in popularity in the last several years, and his wife’s efforts have helped to set new auction records for his work on the open market.   “Now that art is almost entirely a commodity,” Peter Beard writes, “I’m glad to be, shall we say, commodious.”

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