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Peter Maier

Peter Maier (b.1945, Brooklyn, New York) worked as a senior automotive designer at General Motors before focusing exclusively on his painting. His experience in the automotive industry has heavily influenced his work. Maier’s airbrush techniques and other self-developed technologies set him apart from other Photorealist painters. Painting with an automotive paint called Axalta Cromax-AT paint, his work possesses a luminosity impossible to capture by traditional means. In 2018, the Butler Institute of American Art held a solo show for Maier’s latest body of work.

Anubis, 2016

Featured Works

— Peter Maier

Currently On View

Recent Acquisitions

Virtual Exhibition

1 July — 14 October, 2020

Painting of trees by Raphaella Spence
Painting of Resort and pool by Jack Mendenhall
Triptych by Leonard Koscianski
Portrait of Diana by Bernardo Torrens
Painting of marketplace in Asia by Anthony Brunelli
Painting of urban street scene by Robert Gniewek

Previous Exhibitions

Art Miami 2018 Booth

Art Miami 2018

4 December — 9 December, 2018

Tom Blackwell - Broadway

Reflections, Ripples + Shadows

15 November — 22 December, 2018

Peter Maier


16 September — 18 November, 2018

FIA exterior CROPPED

From Lens to Eye to Hand

Photorealism 1969 to Today

21 April — 12 October, 2018

Parrish Museum exterior CROPPED

From Lens to Eye to Hand

Photorealism 1969 to Today

6 August , 2017— 21 January, 2018

Tampa Art Museum Cropped 2

Photorealism: 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Painting

Tampa Museum of Art Tampa, Florida

30 June — 8 October, 2017

Recent Press
— Peter Maier

Photorealism XX
American Art Collector

Sweet Treats
American Art Collector

Peter Maier
Car culture
American Art Collector, 01/06/2008

Large Proportions
Peter Maier
American Art Collector, 01/04/2013

The 1966 General Motors Three-Wheeler Designed by Peter Maier
Peter Maier
Silodrome Gasoline Culture, 21/02/2018

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