Aug 13, 2020 - Sale 2544

Sale 2544 - Lot 239

Estimate: $ 1,800 - $ 2,200

ROBERT GIARD (1939-2002)

Terrence McNally, N.Y.C.
Silver print, the image measuring 355.6 mm; 14 inches sqaure, the sheet 508x406.4 mm; 20x16 inches, with Giard's signature, title, dates, and notation Artist's Proof, in ink, on recto. 1986; printed 1987.

Robert Giard was a landscape and portrait photographer best-known for his series "Particular Voices: Portraits of Gay and Lesbian Writers," which was published in 1997 and exhibited at the New York Public Library the following year. Through his photographs, Giard was able to document queer lives during this period, depicting iconic literary figures such as Allen Ginsberg as well as emerging writers.