Artist: Peter Max
Title: Better World
Size: 48 x 24 Inches (Framed: 57.25 x 33.25 Inches)
Medium: Acrylic on Canvas
Notes: Max Studio Catalog Number: 256473. Custom Framed with a hand painted filet. Artwork is in Excellent Condition. Comes with Original Park West Paperwork and COA.
Peter Max's iconic piece, 'A Better World,' found its genesis in the 1992 'Rock for the Rainforest' concert held at Carnegie Hall, a benefit event for The Rainforest Foundation. This remarkable concert, hosted by Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, boasted performances by music luminaries such as Elton John, James Taylor, Don Henley, Natalie Cole, and Whoopi Goldberg. The Rainforest Foundation, dedicated to safeguarding traditional forest environments and their inhabitants, received the support of Max, who channeled his artistic talents towards environmental causes throughout his illustrious career.
In 'A Better World,' Max masterfully captures the essence of nature's elements. The painting portrays the lush tapestry of rainforest trees crowding the riverbanks, a resplendent sunset casting a vibrant spectrum of colors onto the water's surface, and a lone sailboat serenely gliding along the river, forging a harmonious connection between humanity and the natural world. In a minimalist yet profound gesture, the artist paints a celestial deva profile within the sunset, using simple yet flawless brushstrokes. The artwork exudes a tranquil yet dynamic aura, achieved through the artist's fluid and expressive use of bold, vibrant colors.