Peter Mayer Untitled Dog Painting I 1991 Acrylic Signed Art


Artist Name: Peter Mayer

Title: Peter Mayer: Capturing the Joy of Dogs in ‘Untitled Dog Painting I’ – A 1991 Acrylic Signed Art.

Enter the enchanting world of Peter Mayer, renowned as the Dog Man of Soho, whose artistry has captured hearts around the globe with his delightful depictions of dogs on the vibrant streets of New York City. Achieving worldwide fame, Mayer’s artwork showcases deceptively simple yet captivating portrayals of these beloved canine companions, becoming an enduring icon of modern contemporary art.

During the challenging times of the 1980s in New York City, Mayer found solace and inspiration in painting these endearing dogs. He discovered that the mere sight of these whimsical creatures brought smiles to people’s faces, offering a brief respite from the difficulties of daily life. Through his artwork, Mayer beautifully encapsulated the joy and happiness that dogs can bring to our lives.

In “Untitled Dog Painting I,” an acrylic signed art piece created in 1991, Mayer presents a captivating example of his artistry. The seemingly uncomplicated composition serves as a canvas for his exploration of vibrant colors, allowing for endless experimentation. Each stroke of the brush captures the essence of these charming dogs, evoking a sense of playfulness and connection.

Mayer’s unique ability to infuse his artwork with a profound emotional impact has earned him global recognition. His dogs have become an iconic symbol in the realm of contemporary art, beloved by art enthusiasts and collectors alike.

Year: 1991

Medium Type: Acrylic on Canvas   

Size-Width | Size-Height: 11” x 14”

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Peter Mayer, a.k.a. the Dog Man of Soho. This artist achieved worldwide fame for his depictions of dogs on the streets of New York City. Deceivingly simple, these dogs offer an infinite platform for color experimentation. They are an icon of modern contemporary art. Mayer began painting these dogs back in the eighties. Things were tough in new york city and he said he painted them because he liked the smiles they put on peoples faces.

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Weight 10 lbs
Dimensions 37 × 25 × 5 in

Peter Mayer Untitled Dog Painting I 1991 Acrylic Signed Art

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