Pop and cosmic art have always been mesmerizing with a strong appeal. This form of art manages to cross barriers with a strong message to both old and young lovers of art. Pop and cosmic art have been widely used on music posters and album covers. Some have become so famous that they are widely sought after for being collectibles to keep and cherish forever!
Peter Max- an inspiration in the field of pop and cosmic art
Peter Max is an artist that is a very strong name to reckon with in the field of cosmic and pop art in the USA. He is the man behind several iconic music band posters that are collected and still loved by millions across the world. He has stolen the limelight with his colorful illustrations and bold images. He has worked on nearly all surfaces and has created some outstanding artwork that is unforgettable across the world.
Childhood passion and love for art
His journey started when he was a small child, and his dad and mom encouraged him to paint. He took formal training from some of the most popular artists of the world. He has been painting for 50 years and has specialized in the field of cosmic art. He loves to use vibrant colors, bold themes, and styles. He loves to pay attention to detail and agents of museums and galleries in the world have claimed art lovers always welcome his exhibitions.
An environmentalist and political activist
Millions of people of all age groups are fond of the music band posters he created in the 1960- 1970 pop culture era. Today, he has expanded his art forms to social and environmental issues. He is an ardent political activist and creates artwork that has powerful messages when it comes to the protection of the environment and planet. His Facebook Page has many fans who appreciate his works of art in this field. He is an artist that has managed to transcend boundaries when it comes to language and culture. He uses colorful illustrations to communicate powerful messages when it comes to recycling and protection of natural resources of Planet Earth.
Peter Max has been the official artist for many major musical and sports events in the USA. He has painted the portraits of 6 American Presidents that are displayed in Embassies across the world. When it comes to his work, he uses a lot of cosmic elements as when he was a child and lived in China; a Buddhist monastery near his home greatly influenced him. He later grew up to visit an Observatory, and after that, his world changed. He developed a strong passion for cosmic arts, and this reflects largely in the paintings he creates for everyone today. Though he has been in the field of pop art for 50 years, he shows no signs of stopping. He is an inspiration and positive role model to thousands of artists not only in the USA but across the globe too!