AMERICAN, b. 1937
Peter Max is an American artist known for using bright colors in his work. Max synthesized the “Summer of Love” into artworks from canvas to mugs and clocks and scarves and clothes and cruise-ships: a master of Pop Art he is the official portrait artist for the Statue of Liberty and welcome banners at the US Ports of Entry.
From visionary pop artist of the 1960s, to master of dynamic neo Expressionism, Peter Max and his vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary American culture.