** SPECIAL SALE -PETER MAX (German/American b. 1937) - Original Mixed Media And Acrylic Paint Signed "Statue of Liberty Collage" - With COA From Park West Gallery - image 1 of 13

SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY SALE! To celebrate our twenty year anniversary on Ruby Lane, we are extending our Special Sale through the end of this year. We are offering these items at less than market, at or under what we paid. NO OFFERS PLEASE.

Peter (Finkelstein) Max (b. 1937, German/American) is an icon of Pop Art and Neo-Expressionism. He is arguably an equal of Andy Warhol. I have included a short biography of Peter Max at the end of the listing. He has lived a fascinating life.

Country of Origin: U. S. A.

Artist: Peter Finkelstein Max (German/American b.1937)

Title: "Statue of Liberty Collage"

Medium: Original Acrylic Paint and Mixed Media on Wove Paper.

Size: 14 by 12 inches; Framed under glass 25 1/2 inches by 23 1/2 inches.

Signed: Hand signed Lower Right.

Circa: 1998.

Condition: Excellent. Nicely framed under glass, (Frame has minimum evidence of wear.) Please ignore the glare from flash.

Provenance: COA from the prestigious Park West Gallery.

**Please note that the physical colors of this item may vary from the pictures in the listing, given the quality of the camera, the lighting and the background used.

Biography: (Thanks to the prestigious RO Gallery and AskArt Archives).

Peter Max was born in Berlin in 1937 but his family moved to China when he was still very young. In fact the young Max would move frequently with his family, learning about a variety of cultures throughout the world while traveling from Tibet to Africa to Israel to Europe until his family moved to the U.S. In American Max was trained at the Art Students League, Pratt Institute, and the School of Visual Arts, all in New York. After closing his design studio in 1964, Peter began creating his characteristic paintings and graphic prints.

From visionary pop artist of the 1960's, to master of dynamic neo Expressionism, Peter Max and his vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary American culture. In the 1960's Max rose to youthful prominence with his now-famous Cosmic '60s style, a bold linear type of painting which employed Fauvist use of color and depicted transcendental themes. Peter Max revolutionized art of the 60's just as the Beatles transformed the music of the decade. As his expressionistic style evolved, becoming more sensuous and painterly, Max's unique symbolism and vibrant color palette have continued to inspire new generations of Americans throughout the decades. Peter Max is a passionate environmentalist and defender of human and animal rights, often dedicating paintings and posters for these noteworthy causes. He has celebrated our nation's principles of freedom and democracy with his famous paintings of American icons of freedom including Lady Liberty and the American Flag.

Peter Max has received many important commissions including the creation of the first "Preserve the Environment" Postage Stamp commemorating the World's Fair in Spokane, Washington; 235 Border Murals at entry points to Canada and Mexico commissioned by the U.S. General Services; and a painting of each of the 50 states, resulting in a book, Peter Max Paints America in celebration of the Bicentennial. In 1981 he was invited by President and Mrs. Reagan to paint six Liberty portraits at the White House. Max has painted for five U.S. Presidents - Ford, Carter, Reagan, Bush and Clinton. Max has exhibited in over 40 international museums and over 50 galleries, worldwide. His work can be found in many prominent museum and private collections around the world.

In 1981 he painted six liberty portraits for the America President and Mrs. Reagan, and in 1993, his famous '100 Clintons' installation.

Max has had approximately forty museum shows internationally, and more than fifty gallery shows worldwide. His works appear in the prominent collections of many museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York.


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ITEM ID
Peter Max - Statue of Liberty - 08859
GENRE
American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture, Impressionist and Modern Art
MEDIA
Acrylic Paint, Mixed Media
STYLE
Neo-Expressionist, Pop Art
THEME
Americana, Historical, Modern
WIDTH
24" (61 cm)
HEIGHT
26" (66 cm)
ORIGIN
United States • American
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

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** SPECIAL SALE -PETER MAX (German/American b. 1937) - Original Mixed Media And Acrylic Paint Signed "Statue of Liberty Collage" - With COA From Park West Gallery

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