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Peter Max painting exhibition celebrates Woodstock’s 50th anniversary

Mary Pickels
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A newly-curated exhibition of artist Peter Max’s paintings will be shown at the Christine Frechard Gallery in Pittsburgh in May.

A newly-curated collection of artist Peter Max’s work will be on exhibition and available for purchase May 11-19 at the Christine Frechard Gallery, 5126 Butler St., Pittsburgh.

Max, a German-American artist, is well-known for producing psychedelic and pop art. His work features bright, rainbow colors bordering on neon. He became well-known in the 1960s for creating a number of posters for popular bands, which decorated many a teenage bedroom and college dormitory.

Max has painted the Statue of Liberty and the American flag, and has done art work for ad campaigns including Chrysler and 7-Up.

The collection will feature works celebrating the 50th anniversary of the music festival Woodstock.

A preview reception will take place 6-8 p.m. May 10.

Three gallery receptions are scheduled for 6-9 p.m. May 17, 5-8 p.m. May 18 and 1-3 p.m. May 19.

Events are free and open to the public, however RSVPs are required.

Details: 724-766-0104 or [email protected]

Mary Pickels is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Mary at 724-836-5401, [email protected] or via Twitter .

Categories: AandE | Museums
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