Peter Max

The bright, flamboyant artwork of Peter Max serves as a visual shorthand for the exciting social upheaval and unabashed positivity of the late 1960s. Born in Germany in 1937, Max had a multicultural upbringing in China, Tibet, Israel, France, and the United States. His parents encouraged artistic interests, and Max was influenced by a range of aesthetics—from comic books and jazz to astronomy and Chinese art. Though Max began his career by...Continue Reading