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  • Peter Mars

    United States

    Art Brokerage: Peter Mars American Artist: b. 1959. Born in Portland, Oregon in 1959, Peter Mars began a lifetime of collecting… matchbooks, comic books, baseball cards, arrowheads, coins, and old porcelain signs. In each one of these items Mars finds a beauty. And small treasures that tell the story of American popular culture. His collection now forms a sort of library of images and colors, many drawn from vintage advertising material. Pop bottles, vintage toys, and old catalogues, litter the shelves of his studio and home. Employing silkscreen as his medium of choice, Mars engages his subject matter in a way that lets images speak their own language. In juxtaposition, they agree or disagree, emphasize or interrupt, as if in animated conversation. The result is a textured, Inspired by wallpaper, candy wrappers, billboards and match packs, this influential American Pop Artist enters his third decade of art creation. Mars' colorful, quirky artworks disrupt predictable interpretation, and transform the ordinary things we see every day into entirely new experiences that tickle the senses, and delight the child inside.and complex commentary, wry and always more than the sum of its parts. Using the joy and nostalgia found in everyday objects, Peter Mars explores popular culture, the passage of time, and the icons that each period adopts as its own. His works form a running commentary on global popular culture. Much of Mars' work reflects the American pop culture of his childhood in the 1960s and 70s, notably the idealized American family, comic book figures, television and space age inventions. Listings wanted.

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Giant 2008 24x36 - James Dean Original Painting - Peter Mars

Peter Mars

Giant 2008 24x36 - James Dean

Original Painting: Acrylic on Canvas, Hand Signed

Size: 24x36 in  | 61x91 cm
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