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The Art of Peter Max

Charles A. Riley II & Peter Max

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ISBN 10: 0810932709 / ISBN 13: 9780810932708
Published by Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY, 2002
Hardcover
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Fine in a fine DJ; Inscribed by the internationally known pop artist Peter Max on two early leaves. Boldly inscribed with felt tip marker to David [Copley], the late publisher of the San Diego Union-Tribune. Inscription includes heart with "D" enclosed, as well as "Love, Max, 2003". Copley was a collector of modern art and served as the Chairman of the Board of the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego prior to his untimely death in 2012. Lovely copy in dust jacket with no signs of edge wear. Red cloth binding. The book chronicles the life and works of the artist and his characteristic, whimsical style. ; Folio 13" - 23" tall; 240 p.; Signed by Artist. Bookseller Inventory # 34941

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Bibliographic Details

Title: The Art of Peter Max

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, New York, NY

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Synopsis:

Colourful and comic, Peter Max's art has been an integral part of contemporary American culture for more than three decades, beginning in the 1960s. His trademark posters have achieved international popularity. From being named Official Artist of the Grammy Awards for five successive years to painting a Continental Airlines 777 plane, Max's projects always garner enormous media attention. In this comprehensive Max retrospective, 350 colour images illustrate the artist's life and prolific career.

About the Author:

Charles A. Riley II is a Professor at the City University of New York. He is also a well-known journalist and lecturer in the art world, has edited and written for such magazines as Art & Auction, Art & Antiques, and World Art, and was editor-in-chief of WE magazine. He is the author of several books on the arts, including Abrams' Ben Schonzeit.

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