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Peter Max Paints Musical Icon Taylor Swift

The world-renowned artist Peter Max has painted presidents, celebrities and countless pop culture icons. It is no surprise that Taylor Swift is included in his prestigious lineup of clientele. His bright colored pigments and uplifting imagery have touched nearly every phase of American culture, inspiring generations of artists to emulate his style. Max first painted

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Discovering New Art You Love…

Art enriches our lives and culture like nothing else. Without art, it is needless to say that we would live in a very different world. As we all do with food, fashion and other varying experiences, it is worthwhile to form a stance on what you find desirable in art. From classical landscapes, to modern

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MAX POP CULTURE: FROM THE ROLLING STONES TO THE VOICE

From a group portrait painting of The Stones all the way to the present day cast of The Voice, Peter Max has had a hand in immortalizing a broad spectrum of important 20th and 21st century celebrity figures. At Baterbys Art Gallery during our Peter Max exhibition, you will have the opportunity to get up-close

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UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH PETER MAX

In April 2012, KEY Fort Worth Magazine’s Bailey Powell got the honor of interviewing Peter Max in person while visiting New York City. She learned a lot, got to see his studio, and was reminded of why Peter Max is who he is.   BP: Tell me about how you got started. PM: How I

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WHY COLLECT PETER MAX ORIGINAL ART?

Collecting fine art can present various challenges to those whom are seeking to expand or begin a collection. The art market is saturated with artists, showcasing a plethora of artworks composed of a variety of mediums. So who should you collect? At Baterbys Art Gallery, we recommend our clients collect what they love! However, if

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FIVE THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT MAX

  Peter Max’s actual name is Peter Max Finkelstein. Max spent his childhood growing up in Shanghai, China after escaping persecution in his birthplace of Germany. Peter Max founded his own Manhattan art studio in 1962. Max’s popular theme which he painted of “Flower Blossom Lady” is actually the profile of his first wife, who

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THE FLYING ARTWORK

Not many artworks can fly, but this one can and did all over the world. He considers it one of his favorite artworks, and certainly his biggest. Who designed it? Peter Max. To commemorate New York City’s 2000 New Year’s Celebration, Continental Airlines had a Boeing 777 painted in special colors that were designed by

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PAINT A MASTERPIECE IN MAX’S STYLE

For many of those who love the art of Peter Max, his paintings may seem beyond reach in execution. If you are feeling creative and would like to try your hand at making a painting in the style of Max, there are several suggestions that I can give to emulate his style! Before you know

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PETER MAX COMMEMORATES 9/11

After September 11, 2001, Peter Max felt the need to lift the spirit of America by creating a sign of hope and happiness amid the terrible tragedy. One year later, he did what he did best. He painted a portrait of the 356 firefighters that lost their lives, and gifted them to the families of

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