An impressive collection by artist legend, Peter Max’s exquisite paintings are on exhibition and available for acquisition at Avondale Artworks Art Gallery in Jacksonville, Florida.
Peter Max emerged as a powerful force in the Art World from the 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.
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”.
Recently, Norwegian Cruise Line revealed Norwegian Breakaway’s signature hull artwork designed by the pop icon. This is the first time Norwegian has commissioned a well-known artist to paint the hull artwork on one of its ships. Norwegian Breakaway is the largest ship to homeport in New York City year-round. Max’s signature artwork will cover approximately 40,000 square feet of Norwegian Breakaway’s hull.