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May: Peter Max: A Retrospective (1960-2014)

Date: Apr 26, 2014 to May 04, 2014
Artists : Peter Max

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A Journey through the career of a Pop Culture Icon: Peter Max To Exhibit in Darien, CT

An artistic diversity that has defined American Art: Captured by the Artist who began a new visual Culture

Marilyn By Peter Max 2013

Marilyn By Peter Max 2013

This electrifying series are one-of-a-kind new works of Miss Monroe.  

In each painting Max uses an iconic photograph of this Hollywood legend taken by the great fashion photographer Milton Greene, whose well-known friendship with Monroe produced these gorgeous photographs. The Artist brings his unique colors and brushstrokes to this new body of work, dramatically lighting up and bringing a whole new perspective to Greene’s renowned images

Darien, CT – (March, 2014) – A newly-curated retrospective collection by artist legend, Peter Max, will be on exhibition and available for acquisition at Geary Gallery, www.gearygallery.com in Darien, CT.

The gallery welcomes all Peter Max enthusiasts and collectors as their invited guests for special live appearances by the Artist.

Exhibit previews begin on Saturday, April 26, 2014 and Peter Max will make special artist appearances at Geary Gallery on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and Sunday, May 4th from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Admission for all registered guests is complimentary.  RSVP’s are required and information appears below.

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

This carefully curated collection is a museum-like retrospective of Max’s works:  Peter Max has painted for five U.S. Presidents and his art is on display in Presidential Libraries and in U.S. Embassies across the globe.   He has been the Official Artist of 5 NFL Super Bowls, the 2006 Olympics, the World Cup USA, The World Series, The U.S. Open, The Indy 500, The NYC Marathon and The Kentucky Derby.

Peter Max Designed Continental Boeing 707

Peter Max Designed Continental Boeing 707

This new Retrospective is a journey through his extraordinary and distinguished career, so well captured by the quote below:

Just as Toulouse-Lautrec captured the imagination of late 19-century Paris with his posters, Max led the international youth movement of the Sixties into a new visual culture.”
~ Charles Riley III

Peter Max emerged as a powerful force in the Art World from the prestigious Art Students League, alongside such Artists as Robert Rauschenberg, Jackson Pollack, Cy Twombly and Norman Rockwell.  The League was a formative influence on these artists’ innovative artwork, and has led each and every one to greatness and an important legacy in history

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 Artists’ illustrious career, as well as to his formidable training at the 130 year old Art Students League of New York.

Brooklyn Bridge By Peter Max 2013

Brooklyn Bridge By Peter Max 2013

Exhibit previews begin April 26th, 2014 at Geary Gallery and exhibition extends through May 4th, 2014.

All artwork is on exhibition and available for acquisition.

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, as Peter Max is revered for his celebrity commissions and portraits.

Liberty By Peter Max

Liberty By Peter Max

For more information about Peter Max, America’s most well-known and most collected artist, go to www.petermax.com.

Artwork is available for acquisition and all appearances are open to the public, with Meet the Artist receptions on Saturday, May 3rd from 6-9pm and Sunday, May 4th from 1-4 pm.

RSVP’S Required at 866.900.6699 or lesley@roadshowcompany.com

For more information, contact Geary Gallery:

Where:             Geary Gallery of Darien, 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT  06820

When:              Receptions with Peter Max: Saturday, May 3rd from 6-9 pm and Sunday,   May 4th from 1-4 pm

Special Event for Children: Sunday, May 4th – Noon to 1:00 pm
For Ages 2 – 12 years of age

RSVP Required: 203.655.6633 or anne@gearygallery.com



April 26th 2014 – May 4th, 2014

Central Park Series By Peter Max

Central Park Series By Peter Max

MEDIA INTERVIEWS are coordinated by: Allison Zucker-Perelman, Relevant Communications, 561.715.9525, allison@relevantcommunications.net

A full biography, b-roll, video clips and 300 dpi photography are available upon request @ allison@relevantcommunications.net


This exhibition is presented by Road Show Company, an industry-leader in bringing traveling art and celebrity artist exhibitions to galleries throughout North America and the world.   Our highly trained and professional curators and staff have developed a solid reputation in the Art World; museums, cultural institutions, and the world’s most prestigious galleries, offering a suite of exhibition-related services to supplement and complement existing gallery programs and resources

We are committed to initiating, managing and promoting art exhibition and acquisition opportunities in identified galleries across North America; promoting cultural exchange and partnership, by bringing high-quality traveling exhibitions of art to a broad and diverse audience.