PETER MAX - PRINTED ART SIGNED IN PENCIL 1972 - HFSID 350368 - HFSID 350368
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PETER MAX The artist signs a color poster titled "Maharishi". Poster signed: "Max 72". Signed in pencil on lower right side.15½ x 17, 1972. Titled "Maharishi", the work depicts a holy man seated with his legs crossed on a green platform, surrounded by the night sky. Peter Max, born in Berlin in 1937, spent most of his first ten years in Shanghai, and then traveled the world with his parents before immigrating to the US in 1953. Already an award-winning graphic artist and designer, Max burst on the cultural scene in the 1960s, first with his "psychedelic art" and then with a new concept, "cosmic art." Max, who works in many mediums, has been the official artist for the Grammy Awards, the New Orleans Jazz Festival, the Woodstock Music Festival and 5 Super Bowls. He has decorated a Boeing 747, a Dale Earnhardt racecar, and 265 murals on the US border. He has designed popular US and UN stamps, painted five US Presidents, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Mikhail Gorbachev, and the Dalai Lama.