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d'ART ID#: 71205
Length: 27.00 in (68.58 cm)
Height: 2.50 in (6.35 cm)
Depth: 0.00 in (0.00 cm)
Framed: yes
Dominant colors
#333333
#666666
#999999
#cccc99
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Media Types
Etching
Style & Subject
Pop Art
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Peter Max

Peter Max  Artwork
Looking East III
Peter Max

Etchings - $1,150.00

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The dimensions are for the framed etching from a limited edition of 99. The curl on the photo is not on the etching. I am not the best photographer. www.jandiart.com

Peter Max was born in Berlin in 1937 but his family moved to China when he was still very young. In fact the young Max would move frequently with his family, learning about a variety of cultures throughout the world while traveling from Tibet to Africa to Israel to Europe until his family moved to the U.S. In American Max was trained at the Art Students League, Pratt Institute, and the School of Visual Arts, all in New York. After closing his design studio in 1964, Peter began creating his characteristic paintings and graphic prints.From visionary pop artist of the 1960's, to master of dynamic neo Expressionism, Peter Max and his vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary American culture. In the 1960's Max rose to youthful prominence with his now-famous "Cosmic '60s" style, a bold linear type of painting which employed Fauvist use of color and depicted transcendental themes. Peter Max revolutionized art of the 60s just as the Beatles transformed the music of the decade. As his expressionistic style evolved, becoming more sensuous and painterly, Maxs unique symbolism and vibrant color palette have continued to inspire new generations of Americans throughout the decades. Peter Max is a passionate environmentalist and defender of human and animal rights, often dedicating paintings and posters for these noteworthy causes. He has celebrated our nation's principles of freedom and democracy with his famous paintings of American icons of freedom including Lady Liberty and the American Flag.Peter Max has received many important commissions including the creation of the first "Preserve the Environment" Postage Stamp commemorating the World's Fair in Spokane, Washington; 235 Border Murals at entry points to Canada and Mexico commissioned by the U.S. General Services; and a painting of each of the 50 states, resulting in a book, "Peter Max Paints America" in celebration of t

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