Starry Night (2012), an homage to the famous work by Van Gogh, is one of Peter Max's more recent pieces that will be at Wentworth Gallery.
Sept. 28: Peter Max: A Retrospective 1960-2013
Tomorrow you can meet pop artist Peter Max, who will be at the Wentworth Gallery in Bethesda from 1 to 3 p.m., and will then visit the gallery’s McLean location from 6 to 9 p.m. He says being creative is “the most beautiful thing in the world.”
“There’s a lot of happiness in my work. You can see it by the colors I use, by the brush strokes. And most of all, I just enjoy beyond, beyond belief. When I’m in the midst of creativity, it’s such a beautiful, pleasant space to be in,” he says. Peter Max: A Retrospective 1960-2013 is a diverse collection spanning the artist’s 40-year career.
Sept. 28-29: Latin Sizzle
Things are going to heat up this weekend at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Northeast, where Dance Place will present the Latin Sizzle Festival, a showcase of Latin music and dance. Tomorrow at 8 p.m. you can see a variety of performances by contemporary Latin American artists. Then on Sunday at 4 p.m., Nego Gato Afro Brazilian Music and Dance Ensemble will take center stage.
Music: “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Pickin’ On The Beatles