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Peter Max    (American/German, 1937)

 Peter Max - Better World (Paintings) h: 9.5 x w: 9.5 in / h: 24.1 x w: 24.1 cm
Peter Max
Better World
 
 Peter Max - Better World Detail Version #2 (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 48 in / h: 61 x w: 121.9 cm
Peter Max
Better World Detail Version #2 2007
 
 Peter Max - Better World Detail Version V #2 (Paintings) h: 24 x w: 48 in / h: 61 x w: 121.9 cm
Peter Max
Better World Detail Version V #2 2007
 
 Peter Max - Blushing Beauty (Paintings) h: 11.5 x w: 11.5 in / h: 29.2 x w: 29.2 cm
Peter Max
Blushing Beauty
 
 Peter Max - Closer to God (Prints and Multiples) h: 22 x w: 30 in / h: 55.9 x w: 76.2 cm
Peter Max
Closer to God 1971
 
 Peter Max - Degas & Woman (Prints and Multiples) h: 26 x w: 36 in / h: 66 x w: 91.4 cm
Peter Max
Degas & Woman 1990
 
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Biographie
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”

Expositions
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

Publications
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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