The Universe of Peter Max

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Enter The Universe According to Peter Max. A true Pop Art icon—one of the world’s most well-loved visual artists—Peter Max now offers us an intimate, unprecedented look at the inner workings of his imagination. Vibrantly colored artwork accompanies fifty evocative personal essays in which Max, for the first time ever, shares his life story and personal philosophies. Fans of pop art, psychedelic illustration, and the art of underground comics will revel in Max’s unique, unforgettable illustrations and in the details of his own captivating creative odyssey.

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An in-depth look at the personal and artistic life of renowned artist Peter Max...in his own words

In this intimate visual memoir, artist Peter Max details his life journey as an artist, providing a stirring account of himself as a young boy and as a successful artist eager to return to the days of wonderment and inspiration found only in dreams and childhood. Max charts his ascension in the art world and pauses to reflect on the nature of creativity, the universe at large, his many loves, and his ability to see beauty in the everyday. Vibrantly illustrated with Max's signature work, including some never-before-seen pieces, this colorful memoir reveals the personal inspiration behind the work of one of the world's most popular artists.

With 200 full-color photographs

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Peter Max is a pop culture icon unto himself. His bold colors, uplifting imagery, and uncommon artistic diversity have touched every phase of American culture. He lives in New York City.

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