What art should I collect?

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Here I present you with the question which transcends time, gender and age. You are new to art collecting and possibly have purchased a few artworks for decorative purposes. This time, you are looking to make your first purchase with intent. These possessions will bestow you the socially esteemed title of “Art Collector”. So, how… continue reading »

Picasso’s World Record

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With Baterbys Art Gallery’s newest exhibition fast approaching, Pablo Picasso: The Diary of a Master, we wanted to share just how valuable his artworks truly are! Don’t take it from me; check out this video of the moment when Picasso’s Les femmes d’Alger, Version O 1955 was acquired for 179,365,000 USD at a Christie’s auction in… continue reading »

WESTCHESTER MAG AND PETER MAX

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In 2012, Westchester Magazine got hold of Peter Max for a face to face interview to discuss his Master series, the 60s, celebrities, and some controversy that has followed Max for all his career. Tell us about the new Masters Series. Was this something that you planned? It just evolved. A few years ago, I… continue reading »

PETER MAX ON MUSIC AND YOGA

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In honor of what would have been the great Frank Sinatra’s 100th birthday (December 12, 2015), Peter Max made a series of paintings. Max loved the music of his childhood and into his later life. He would also take on yoga as a way of life, claiming it to be one of his greatest decisions…. continue reading »

THE FLYING ARTWORK

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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… continue reading »

MAX AND THE MASTERS

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In 2013, Donald Harrison of the San Diego Jewish World (sdjewishworld.com) interviewed Peter Max prior to a Max Gallery/Exhibition that was to take place in the coming months. Q: Well, first, this upcoming exhibit in San Diego: you’re putting your own touch on the old master’s works? A:  Yes, that’ a series I started maybe… continue reading »

UP CLOSE AND PERSONAL WITH PETER MAX

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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… continue reading »

MAX POP CULTURE: FROM THE ROLLING STONES TO THE VOICE

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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… continue reading »

PETER MAX COMMEMORATES 9/11

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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… continue reading »

PAINT A MASTERPIECE IN MAX’S STYLE

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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… continue reading »