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Muhammad Ali, The Greatest of All-time

You probably know Ali as a professional boxer, or even more so, as a 3-time champion. Some might even remember him as Cassius Clay. However, there was so much more to the man than his profession or name.  He symbolized independence, free speech, equality, and did so with a mean right hook. As the creator

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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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TEN REASONS TO LOVE THE ART OF PETER MAX

  Peter Max has painted a variety of subject matters. There is something in our gallery for everyone to enjoy! The imagery is vibrant and uplifting. Young or old, there is a painting that will speak to you. Baterbys Art Gallery is offering 20% off all Peter Max art purchases! Who doesn’t love a good

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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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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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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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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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Featured Artist of the Week: Sally Evans

Equipped with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design and Fine Art from the University of South Carolina, Sally started her career as a graphic artist but soon became bored. In the early 90’s she vacationed to the deserts of the Southwestern United States and was introduced to the area’s artists whose dramatic use of color gave

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Featured Artist of the Week: Duaiv

In honor of “Abstract October” we love to share with you the beautiful works of Duaiv. Known for his use of bright colors, dramatic strokes, and inspiration from travel and music, the French-American artist has become a household name in impressionist art and a valuable addition to the Baterbys collection. Although he is not necessarily

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Featured Artist of the Week: Joan Miro

As we continue to delve into the great abstract artists of the 20th century we cannot overlook the influential and highly esteemed Joan Miro, whose work in painting, sculpting, ceramics, printmaking, and even stained glass makes him one of the most prolific and long-lived artists of his time. Miro’s experimentation makes it impossible to confine him

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