Peter Max Exhibit Comes to Indy

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A newly-curated collection of artist legend Peter Max’s exquisite paintings will be on exhibition and available for acquisition in a presentation at CV Art Gallery, Zionsville’s premier fine art gallery. The retrospective is a collection of Max’s greatest and most iconic works over the last 50+ years.

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. Max has been successively called a Pop Icon, Neo Fauvist, Abstract Expressionist and the United States “Painter Laureate.” The artist has had the distinct honor of painting the last seven Presidents of the United States and the world’s best-loved celebrities, among them the young sensation Taylor Swift.

This exhibit features his iconic and best-known pieces as well, among them “Statue of Liberty”, Max’s famous “Flag” pieces, “Umbrella Man” and the prestigious “Cosmic Runner”. There will also be presentations of his celebrity portraiture in Indianapolis, as Peter Max is revered for his celebrity commissions and portraits.

The Artist has assembled a collection of his greatest and most-revered imagery spanning five decades: from his iconic Pop Art designs commemorating Woodstock to the 2013 unveiling of Max’s design for the cruise ship Breakaway and the 2016 exquisite Masters series. This new exhibition speaks to the evolution and maturation of America’s most popular living Artist.

The artist has had the distinct honor of painting seven Presidents of the United States. He has been the Official Artist of the Grammy’s, five NFL Super Bowls, the 2006 Olympics, the World Cup USA, The World Series, The U.S. Open, The Indianapolis 500, The NYC Marathon and The Kentucky Derby.

Max’s Art Students League scholarly influence inspired all of his extraordinary artwork, and of late, his new Masters series; his interpretive works of Vincent Van Gogh, Monet, Pablo Picasso, Renoir, and Edgar Degas, conceived in Max’s signature style and colors. These works speak to both a maturation of the artist’s illustrious career, as well as to his formidable training at the 130 year-old Art Students League of New York.

Important pieces of the Retrospective Collection and the Masters Series will be available for acquisition in the Indianapolis presentation.

Previews begin Saturday, October 1 with a Preview Event Friday, September 30 from 6-8 pm. There are three scheduled Meet the Artist receptions: Friday, October 7 from 7-9 pm, Saturday, October 8 from 4-7 pm, and Sunday, October 9 from 12-2 pm. All artworks are on exhibition and available for acquisition. All appearances are complimentary and open to the public, however, RSVP’s required. For more information, visit www.cvartandframe.com.

Pictured: Cosmic Runner by Peter Mx