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Downtown Nashville, your eyes will be drawn to the bold colors and
uplifting images that fill every wall.
The art you see on
display isn't from just any artist. Peter Max is an icon that became
famous back in the early 60's, when he was friends with The Beatles.
was the father inventor of pop art. So when you look at psychedelic
art, he pretty much invited the genre and been famous ever since" says
gallery owner Jeff Rymer.
Now 75 years young, Peter Max isn't slowing down.
His images have touched almost every phase of American culture.
From Presidents and athletes, to stars like Mick Jagger and Taylor
Swift. He's even been the artist for The Grammy's on five separate
"A lot of art has been tied to music industry for 40
years, starting with Beatles. His work was the inspiration for the
yellow submarine movie" says Rymer.
A lot of that original
art is on display at this exhibit.You will find some of Max's most well
known pieces, but also a new master series compiled of interpretive
works of other legendary artists.
"An homage to Monet, Van Gogh,
we are excited. We have works that people recognize that peter has made
in his original style" says Rymer.
Also for sale, several items painted specifically for music city.
"He took a titans and UT helmet and turned them into Peter Max sculptures and also an original skyline of Nashville.
While the price tags may be too high for some of you, browsing is free.
"His association with music industry, it's a Nashville fit" says Rymer.
You can see the more than 100 works of art anytime this week during
gallery business hours. Also, Max will be making a very rare appearance
at the gallery this weekend. He only does about ten each yera.
You can meet him, get your picture made and even have him sign your Peter Max item.
He will be in the store Saturday 6-9pm and Sunday 1-4pm.
Tuesday, November 13 2012, 07:29 PM CST
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