Darien, CT - A newly-curated collection of artist legend Peter Max’s exquisite paintings will be on exhibit and available for acquisition in a limited engagement presentation at Geary Gallery, Darien’s premier fine art gallery.
The exhibit opens with an uncrating event on Friday, April 5 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and previews begin Saturday, April 6. The exhibit extends through Sunday, April 14. Two not-to-be-missed complimentary gallery receptions for the public have been announced: Saturday, April 13, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 14, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
This unique and newly curated exhibit is a never-before-seen collection of the artist’s most iconic works from six decades, and a tribute to the legend that defined the genre of Pop Art.
With his paintings on exhibit in hundreds of museums and galleries worldwide, Peter Max and his vibrant colors have become part of the fabric of contemporary culture. Max has been successively called a Pop Icon, Neo Fauvist, Abstract Expressionist and the United States "Painter Laureate."
The artist has had the distinct honor of painting the last seven presidents of the United States, and the world's best loved celebrities, among them, Taylor Swift and the amazing talents featured on the popular TV competition, The Voice. He has also had the honor of being named the Official Artist of the Grammys, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, five NFL Super Bowls, the 2006 Olympics, the World Cup USA, the World Series, t U.S. Open, the Indy 500, the NYC Marathon and the Kentucky Derby.
This exhibit features his iconic and best-known pieces, among them, “Statue of Liberty,” Max’s Famous “Flag” pieces, “Umbrella Man” and the prestigious “Cosmic Runner.”
The in-gallery events feature programming by world-renowned Peter Max expert and curator, Lesley Smith. Don't miss this exciting Peter Max exhibit and special events this April at the Geary Gallery.
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Gallery Location & Hours
Geary Gallery is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and is located at 576 Boston Post Road, Darien, CT 06820. For more information, call (203) 655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.
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About Geary Gallery
Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing were founded in 1984, and today are Fairfield County’s preeminent art gallery and frame shop, featuring an extensive collection of original artwork, and custom framing services. With four elaborate display rooms, Geary Gallery maintains an ambitious exhibition schedule to showcase both Connecticut-based artists with national reputations as well as well-known artists from along the Eastern seaboard. The public can enjoy a new show virtually every five weeks. The Gallery also offers a Custom Original Portrait Service, which matches their favorite artists with customers wishing to commission an original portrait of their family, an individual, pet or home. With an extensive inventory of over 2,000 corner samples, Accent Picture Framing and Restoration is a service that is highly regarded for its master framing techniques as well as precision art restoration services for leading museums, auction houses, and historical societies. For more information about Geary Gallery and Accent Picture Framing, call (203) 655-6633 or visit www.gearygallery.com.