The Michael Murphy Art Gallery in Tampa is hosting a rare exhibit of works by pop icon artist Peter Max.
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PETER MAX: The Retrospective 1960-2021 – Collected Works from the Studio of America’s Iconic Pop Artist to Present in Tampa.
Peter Max: The Retrospective 1960-2021
The artist Peter Max’s colorful, psychedelic work typifies the aesthetic of the late 1960s, so it is no surprise that a new retrospective at Off the Wall Gallery is timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the “peace, love, and music” festival that marked the high point of the hippie era
For ’60s icon Peter Max, art is still a labor of ‘Love’
If you think of decades in terms of colors, none jumps out quite like the ’60s, which found artists and designers embracing pop culture like never before with a cosmic explosion of psychedelia.
Legendary pop artist Peter Max’s work became popular during the social tumult of the late 1960s and early 1970s with its bright colors and sense of optimism. In today’s polarized society, Max hopes his old and new work will continue to bring joy to a troubled world.
With paintings on exhibition in hundreds of museums and galleries worldwide, Peter Max and his vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary culture. The artist has had the distinct honor of painting the last seven presidents of the United States and the world’s best loved celebrities.
PETER MAX – THE RETROSPECTIVE 1960 – 2018
A newly curated collection by artist Peter Max is coming to Indianapolis. Lesley Smith is the curator of the Peter Max Collection and shares more.