b. 1956

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Mark Beard, born in 1956 in Salt Lake City, now lives in New York City. His works are in museum collections worldwide, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City; the Museum of Modern Art, New York City; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; and the Harvard, Yale, and Princeton University Art Museums; among many others.


This is a painting of three men standing around a man kneeling on the floor.
Bruce Sargeant (1898-1938)

Paintings by the artist Bruce Sargeant, a British artist born in 1898 and a mythic figure in the modern art movement. The first of Mark Beard’s alter egos.

Edith Thayer Cromwell (1893-1962)
Edith Thayer Cromwell (1893-1962)

MarkBeard’s alter ego Edith Thayer Cromwell was an early 20th-century avant-garde painter known for her radical use of color and Expressionist painting style.


Charcoal drawings and sketches of male and female nudes by Mark Beard.

Early Work
Early Work

Early paintings and drawings by artist Mark Beard.


This is a painting of six shirtless rowers on the shore of a river with two rowers in a boat.
Bruce Sargeant (1898-1938): Sports and Leisure

An extensive exhibition of Mark Beard’s (Bruce Sargeant’s) paintings from murals to smaller scale works with a variety of subjects from his classic rowers to much lesser seen still lifes.

Alter Egos
Alter Egos

“Alter Egos” at ClampArt showcases Mark Beard’s first five alter egos, alongside paintings by Beard’s newest personalities.

Bruce Sargeant and His Circle
Bruce Sargeant and His Circle

An exhibition of work by Bruce Sargeant also includes examples by the artist’s close circle and one of the many contemporary artists influenced by this talented group.

This is a painting of men in white briefs floating with guns.
Gracious Dictator: The Seduction of Power

An exhibit by Mark Beard of high-end home furnishings for the world’s dictators, along with a series of paintings, throw pillows, and tote bags decorated with portraits of memorable dictators.

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