The legendary Peter Max returns to a legion of fans when he visits Ocean Galleries in Stone Harbor over Labor Day weekend, bringing with him a collection of new original paintings, created especially for the show, along with the iconic imagery that has made him a world-renowned legend. The exhibition opens on Thursday, August 29 and runs through Sunday, September 8, with Peter Max at receptions signing purchased artwork from 7:00 PM until 10:00 PM on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1.
Max remains an iconic, multi-dimensional artist whose signature vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary culture. With his long-standing career as the preeminent Pop artist in America, Max has been successively called a Pop Icon, Neo Fauvist, Abstract Expressionist, and the United States' "Painter Laureate". Millions of loyal fans celebrate Max’s art, which has appeared in one-man museum exhibitions around the world and collections of numerous celebrities and political dignitaries.
Peter Max just completed portraits of Taylor Swift for her Web site and tour. It is the second series he has created for her; the first one sold out. He also recently painted the hull of the “Breakaway” Norwegian Cruise Lines newest ship. Upcoming projects include a book for Harper Collins.