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Peter Max    (American/German, 1937)

 Peter Max - Buddha Moon, 1999 (Monk Sunrise) (Paintings) h: 36 x w: 48 in / h: 91.4 x w: 121.9 cm
Peter Max
Buddha Moon, 1999 (Monk Sunrise)
 
 Peter Max - Cosmic Jumper (Paintings)
Peter Max
Cosmic Jumper 1973
 
 Peter Max - Land of the Free, Home of the Brave (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 18 in / h: 61 x w: 45.7 cm
Peter Max
Land of the Free, Home of the Brave 2001
 
 Peter Max - Liberty and Justice For All (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 18 in / h: 61 x w: 45.7 cm
Peter Max
Liberty and Justice For All 2001
 
  

Biografie
1937 Born: Berlin, Germany
1937 - 1953 Raised in Shanghai, Tibet, South Africa, France and Israel
1953 Emigrated from Israel with his family to Brooklyn, NY
1956 Formal studies, Arts Students League, New York, NY
1962 Rented studio with Tom Daly in New York, NY
1965 Cover (photo) LIFE magazine
1974 Commissioned to create the first "Preserve the Environment" Postage Stamp commemorating Expo 74 for the World's Fair in Spokane, WA
1976 Commissioned to paint 235 Border Murals at entry points to Canada and Mexico by the U.S. General Services Commission
“Statue of Liberty” series begun
1981 Invited by President and Mrs. Reagan to paint six Liberty portraits for the White House, Washington, DC
1980 - 1989 Official artist for events including the Grammy Awards, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Super Bowl, and others
1992 invited by The United Nations to design twelve postage stamps commemorating the first Environmental Summit held in Rio de Janeiro
1994 Designated Official Artist for “World Cup USA '94”

Ausstellungen
2008 “New Works from Peter Max”, Angela King Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2007 “Peter Max: Maximum Exposure”, Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN
2007 “Peter Max and the Summer of Love”, The de Young Museum, San Francisco
2005 Colors of a Better World, Gallery M, Denver, CO
1993 Pop to Patriotism exhibition at The Corcoran Gallery of Art,Washington, DC
1992 Hermitage Museum St. Petersburg, Russia(traveled throughout Russia and other
1970 “The World of Peter Max” solo exhibition at the De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, CA

Literatur
2002 Charles A. Riley II, “The Art of Peter Max”; Harry N. Abrams; October 1, 2002
1976 “Peter Max Paints America”, Devorss & Co; June 1976
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