Mick Jagger Ver. I #5
Mixed Media on Paper
42.25" x 31.25"
Peter Max's expressionistic portrait of Mick Jagger captures the Rolling Stone frontman's iconic strut and swagger, a performing presence that has endeared him to millions of fans around the globe.
Max painted Mick with his own expressionistic swagger and kinetic energy at his easel- creating spontaneous, multi-colored brushwork while moving to the rhythm of the music playing in his studio.
The portrait pulses with the artist's animated brushwork and distinctive fauvist colors. Max has said "if I wasn't an artist, I probably would have been in a rock band." The portrait, capturing Jagger's high-energy performances for massive audiences, is a mesmerizing flow of bold and colorful movement.