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Peter Max Kentucky Derby 2000 Offset Lithograph Poster

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Max received his formal art education in the 1950s at the Art Students League of New York in Manhattan, where he studied anatomy, figure drawing, and composition under the tutelage of Frank J. Reilly. Max began his career in illustration and graphic arts by creating collage-based works using elements taken from antique photographs. His interest in astronomy led to his self-described “Cosmic ’60s” period, where his art became a symbol of the counterculture with its flamboyant use of bright rainbow colors and psychedelic images.

Event Kentucky Derby
Maker Designed by Peter Max (German-American, born 1937)
Materials Paper
Period Contemporary
Date 2000
Number of Items 1
Additional Information Signed in plate to upper right.
  • Item not examined outside of mounting


- air bubbles throughout sheet; abrasions, nicks, and wear to frame.


44.0" W x 33.25" H x 1.0" D

- measures frame.

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