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Travel Bug Dog Tag Art-Max-Discovery TB

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Released:
Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Origin:
Texas, United States
Recently Spotted:
In My Childhood Hangout

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Please drop this item in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, preserves the tracking number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

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About This Item

I have already released series of art-themed travel bugs based on works I have seen in person.  I will continue the series mostly including works I simply admire.  There will also be famous works or works by famous artists that I otherwise do not particularly care for, but they are….well,..famous.  My disdain extends to most Modern Art and a good amount from the Pop Art movement.

Peter Max, born Peter Max Finkelstein, October 19, 1937, is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist currently living in New York City.  He's known for his use of psychedelic shapes and color and the counter-culture, pop-art-focused nature of his art.  The image featured on this travel bug is an example.  His work has been featured in various popular publications, events, and various museums and galleries worldwide. Examples of his commissions include being the official artist of the 1994 World Cup, painting of the hull art of a Norwegian Cruise Line, and border murals along entry points to the USA from Canada and Mexico.

In 1938, Max's parents fled Berlin, his place of birth, to escape the fomenting Nazi movement.  They settled in Shanghai, China, living there for the next ten years. In 1948, the family moved to Haifa, Israel where they lived for several years. From Israel, the family continued moving westward and stopped in Paris for several months—an experience that Max said greatly influenced his appreciation for art.

In 1956, Max began his formal art training at the Art Students League of New York in Manhattan, studying anatomy, figure drawing and composition under Frank J. Reilly.

In 1962, Max started a small Manhattan arts studio known as "The Daly & Max Studio," with friend Tom Daly. Daly and Max were joined by friend and mentor Don Rubbo, and the three worked as a group on books and advertising for which they received industry recognition. Max's interest in astronomy contributed to what became identified as psychedelic, counter culture imagery. Max's art was popularized nationally through TV commercials such as his 1968 "un cola" ad for the soft drink 7-Up which helped drive sales of his art posters and other merchandise.

Max has been the official artist for many major events, including the 1994 World Cup, the Grammy Awards, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Super Bowl and others.  In 2000, Max designed the paint scheme Dale Earnhardt drove at the Winston all-star race, deviating from Earnhardt's trademark black car.  He was also the Official Artist of New York City's 2000 Subway Series, the World Series of Major League Baseball, between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets.

Max first painted Taylor Swift’s portrait as a gift to the singer for her Grammy-winning album Fearless & Speak Now, and has recently painted new portraits of Taylor Swift to commemorate her worldwide success.

Gallery Images related to Art-Max-Discovery TB

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Tracking History (16331.4mi) View Map

Dropped Off 7/10/2017 TheNautiSpot placed it in My Childhood Hangout Kansas - 709.73 miles  Visit Log

Dropped TB! Please do not grab TB if you have no intentions of logging out & dropping in another location! 😁

Retrieve It from a Cache 7/3/2017 TheNautiSpot retrieved it from Geocaching Honey Hole and TB Hotel Oklahoma   Visit Log

Grabbed it & its traveling to Tx!

Dropped Off 6/17/2017 Unit312J placed it in Geocaching Honey Hole and TB Hotel Oklahoma - 553.45 miles  Visit Log

Safe travels

Visited 6/15/2017 Unit312J took it to View of Texas Alps (West) Texas - 213.3 miles  Visit Log
Visited 6/15/2017 Unit312J took it to Hwy 54 TB Hotel New Mexico - 643.54 miles  Visit Log
Visited 6/6/2017 Unit312J took it to It's not where you think it is! California - 5,719.72 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/24/2017 Unit312J took it to Der Römerbrunnen Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - 330.09 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/20/2017 Unit312J took it to FBPT C007 Fred Bull🐂CITO🚮2012♻️ Tirol, Austria - 49.29 miles  Visit Log
Visited 5/17/2017 Unit312J took it to TB-Hotel Heiligenblut - "Foaman Glockna?" Kärnten, Austria - 147.3 miles  Visit Log
Write note 5/16/2017 Unit312J posted a note for it   Visit Log

In front of the Festung HohenSalzburg..construction began in 1077. It's never been conquered and it sits beautifully over the historic Old City of Salzburg, Austria!

  • The incomparable Salzburg, Austria
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