Peter Max To Receive Prestigious Pinnacle Alumni in Art and Design AwardNEW YORK, NY—Peter Max and Annette de la Renta, two major figures in the art world, will be honored by The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) on Wednesday, May 26 at black tie dinner at the Four Seasons restaurant.
Max will receive the prestigious “Pinnacle Alumni in Art and Design Award.” President Bill Clinton will make the presentation by video. When Max learned that another honoree is Lee Daniels, the director of the now filming “Selma” about Martin Luther King, he donated a portrait of Martin Luther King for the BAP auction.
Both of the honorees are receiving their awards for both the marks they have made in the art world and for their considerable humanitarian work.(via ArtDaily)
President Bill Clinton will make the presentation by video.
The Black Alumni of Pratt (BAP) was founded in 1990 to identify and advance scholastic and professional opportunities for Pratt alumni and talented, yet needy Pratt students of African and Latino descent.