PERREAULT Magazine OCT | NOV 2015 - Page 27

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More landmarks for Lik came in 2011 and 2012, when his iconic images "Ghost" and the highly awarded "Inner Peace," would both be featured on display at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington D.C. It was on the heels of these major accomplishments that Peter jumped straight into the heart of mainstream culture by starring in the NBC-produced TV series, "From the Edge with Peter Lik." He had officially become a household name.

In 2014, Peter shattered all world records by selling the most expensive photograph in history.

"Phantom," his black & white masterwork depicting a ghostlike image at Antelope Canyon, was acquired for an astounding $6.5 million. To accompany this sale, Peter's images "Illusion" and "Eternal Moods" were also acquired for $2.4 million and $1.1 million, respectively. Along with his sale of "One" for $1 million in 2010, Peter now holds four spots out of the top twenty most expensive photographs ever sold.

These historic acquisitions not only gained Peter international acclaim, they secured his position as a leader in the field of fine art photography.

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