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Monday, September 28, 2015

Peter Sumner Walton Bellamy

Peter Sumner Walton Bellamy 


Peter Sumner Walton Bellamy is a photographer who lives in New York.  He primarily shoots portraits, as well as landscapes in both urban and wilderness environments.  He has done fine art printing for Elliott Erwitt for over forty years.  After he graduated from Pratt Institute, he worked for Orson Welles and was Louise Bourgeois’s personal photographer for many years.  In 1988, he was commissioned by Doug Walla, to take photographs of Medardo Rosso's sculpture for a book. His projects include documentary portraits set in 1970’s Brooklyn; The Artist Project, Portraits of the Real Art World / New York Artists 1981-1990 (published 1991); Addict’s Damn (published 1995); wilderness photographs set in the North American west; and a current, ongoing playwright portrait project. He is also working on a portrait of New York City.

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