Peter Max

December 17th, 2013
There is an old saying about popular culture, that if it’s popular, it can be good. This philosophy has at various times permeated music, film, literature, and especially the world of art.  Sometimes it's no doubt true.  But there are also profound exceptions.  

In the world of art, maybe the most unique exception is the work of Peter Max.  Few artists can be considered more American than Max.  His work, often referred to a pop or psychedelic art, has come be respected for its optimism, its boldness of color and celebration of the icons of success in all aspect of American life.  A story that parallels Peter Max's own success story

Peter Max, now at the age of 76 is out with his own multimedia autobiography entitled  The Universe of Peter Max.

My conversation with Peter Max: