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Peter Maier, Jaws
Peter Maier, Plum Delicious

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

Previous Exhibitions

Detail of Gniewek's painting Greektown

Recent Acquisitions

Virtual Exhibition

1 July — 14 October, 2020

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

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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