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Peter Max- An Insight into His Vibrant Cosmic World of Paintings




When you think of art, you associate colors, forms and shapes. They come together to produce a magical effect on canvas. Art has been inspired from various sources and artists use their wildest imaginations to bring forth to some unforgettable pieces of art that are cherished not only for that period of time but forever!

Peter Max- an insight into the cosmic world of pop art

Peter Max is a celebrated pop art painter who is known for his amazing psychedelic art creations in the 1960’s to 1970’s. He has been an iconic artist for 50 years and still is going strong. His artwork is displayed is major museums and galleries across the globe. Peter Max is known for his myriad use of color and forms that have been inspired by the cosmic elements of the universe. He has made use of sages, boats, gurus, planets, stars and more in his work. Most of these cosmic elements are seen in his early works that have won the hearts of millions across the world.

An illustrious career in art

His style of art is very happy and this is what makes people feel good. The young collectors remember his posters as they had them in their houses or college dorms when they were growing up. The older generation remember their poster books when they were studying at school. He has been an official artist for many things and so no matter what your interest was in, he has always made a successful connection with everyone. He is an artist in a separate league. Not many artists can survive for 50 years like him.

In the past 5 decades, he has painted on nearly every surface. He has worked on stages, canvases and the covers of pop albums. He also has painted cruise ships and airplanes. He has been the official artist for prime ministers, Presidents and heroes of the USA. He has been chosen to be the official artist at several official events including Super Bowl, The Grammy Awards, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and more. He is still the official portrait artist for the Statute of Liberty and paints welcome banners for the Ports of Entry in America. He believes in the diversity of art and its various forms

He says that he aims for diversity in his art. He is immensely proud of his collection and has over 800 poster editions to his credit. Peter Max says that he draws his inspiration from elements of astronomy and nature. He is actively involved with charitable causes for the environment and animals. He has dedicated many of his prominent works of art to these causes. He is spreading awareness on the conservation of the environment and this is what he feels is the need of the day. He says that progress has been made as people are now becoming aware of environmental issues and protecting nature along with Planet Earth. However, there is still much more to do and achieve, he adds!

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