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Published On: Mon, Jan 15th, 2018

Peter Max honors and remembers Martin Luther King Jr with three new colorful and powerful portraits

Martin Luther King Jr. has been honored and remembered and artist Peter Max has painted portraits of the great civil rights leader for over 20 years.

Below you’ll find the latest of his beautiful and impactful work.

Max remembers: “Dr. King was such a dynamic and visionary leader. I will never forget the power of his presence, words and peacefulness.”

courtesy of Peter Max

courtesy of Peter Max

courtesy of Peter Max

More on Peter Max:

For the past five decades, Peter Max’s art has been part of the fabric

of American pop culture – from his numerous museum and gallery

exhibitions to a giant Moscow Music Peace Festival stage, a six-

hundred-foot-long Woodstock ’99 Music Festival stage, a two-hundred-

fifty-foot-long billboard flanking the U.S. Pavilion at the World’s

Fair in Seville, Spain, the hull of a giant Norwegian Lines cruise

ship, and Dale Earnhardt’s NASCAR race car. Max has been official

artist for six GRAMMY Awards, five Super Bowls, the NHL All-Star Game,

the 2000 World Series, the 2000 Kentucky Derby, the U.S. Winter

Olympics, World Cup USA, the Indy 500, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame,

and many other notable events in sports and music. Max’s portraits

have honored U.S. Presidents, foreign dignitaries, rock stars and jazz

musicians, movie stars and sports icons.

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