Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Peter would have been 80 today...

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May 17, 1931
Peter Schmidt was born in Berlin, Germany
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The endeavor called "PeterSchmidtWeb", was inspired by his
work and the many people who's lives he touched and inspired.
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Peter is pictured above at an exhibition in Reykjavik, Iceland, 1978
(Photo courtesy of the Reykjavik Museum of Photography)
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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Saturday, April 30, 2011

Robert Wyatt & 3 Tigers...

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A still from a promo video for "Diamond Head" at Phil Manzanera's website.
Looks like maybe 1974 or 75. http://www.manzanera.com/
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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Ephemera from "Remembered Images"...

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Invitation to the private viewing of "Remembered Images", 1987
(Image donated by Kevin Cann)

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A review of the retrospective exhibition from the Observer, Watford and West Herts Review, 1987
(Image donated by Kevin Cann)

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Brian Eno, Kevin Cann and Brian Eno...

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Photos from the opening of "Remembered Images", 1987
(Images donated by Kevin Cann)

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Two Tigers...

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"Taking Tiger Mountain", 1083 of 1500
Peter Schmidt
1974
Lithograph
(collection of Kevin Cann)
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"Taking Tiger Mountain", 557 of 1500
Peter Schmidt
1974
Lithograph

(collection of Kevin Cann)
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Kevin curated the exhibition "Remembered Images", a retrospective of Peter's work at the Watford Museum of Art in 1987.
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Sunday, January 9, 2011

Pencil drawing of his studio...

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"Studio"
Peter Schmidt
1972
Pencil on paper
(Collection of the Schmidt Family)
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An invitation...

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"Invitation"
Peter Schmidt
1969
Mixed Media
(Collection of Marcus Campbell Art Books)
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"13 x 10 cm brown card box, franked for postage, addressed to Max Wykes-Joyce, containing an artist's multiple of a 6 cm metal spring, cased in plastic netting, pressed into a yellow adhesive blob, laid on scallop and gilt edged card, along with a folded sheet with a printed invitation to Electronic Soupmixes, a concert of recent tapes and live soundmixing at the Curwen Gallery, with rubber stamped exhibition dates. Box lightly worn, staples rusted, o.w. very good condition."
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Currently being offered for sale at Abebooks:
More details can be had from Marcus at +44 (0) 20 7261 0111 or at info@marcuscampbell.co.uk
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Due diligence by Rory Walsh...
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