Q&A: Pop Culture Artist Peter Max About Career-Spanning Exhibition

The uber-groovy artist Peter Max’s visual style, with its bright colors and hippy overtones, was part of the visual vernacular in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Max has devoted nearly four decades painting pop culture. He’s painted portraits of many well-known musicians (Lionel Richie, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Tom Petty and Taylor Swift, to name a few). He was also the official artist for the Grammy Awards five times. Continue Reading →

Pop culture artist Peter Max in Raleigh at Mahler Fine Art

Peter Max will paint just about anything – any subject, and applied to any medium, whether it be canvas or the side of a Norwegian cruise ship. He has painted sitting presidents, the Beatles and Taylor Swift; he has painted Dale Earnhardt’s car and is the official portrait artist for the Statue of Liberty. His vibrant, psychedelic designs have graced postage stamps, ads, album covers and Super Bowl campaigns. Continue Reading →