Peter Nixon

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How Peter Nixon Wraps History and Myth in Art

Artists often provide insight on the various myths, artists and history that influence their style. In the artwork of Peter Nixon, he not only tells you, he shows you. “A lot of my paintings have little insets and pictures,” Nixon says. “It’s like reading the history about a subject or the background to a subject.”…. read more

Peter Nixon Featured in Park West Gallery Holiday Sale

Need that perfect gift for the art lover in your life? Park West Gallery, the largest privately-owned art dealer, is offering artwork by Peter Nixon and more during its Holiday Sale. More than 60 artists have works offered at special prices during the sale. Collectors can acquire works by Old Masters like Rembrandt, modern masters like…. read more

Peter Nixon muses about his Muses

The Muse series by Peter Nixon is a fascinating take on the nine Muses of Greek mythology. As shared below, Nixon has specific meanings behind his beautiful goddesses. Muses originate in Greek mythology as the nine daughters of Zeus. They are the goddesses that inspire the domains of science, literature and the arts. Authors would…. read more

Contemporary Artist Peter Nixon: Inspiration and Style

Park West Gallery artist Peter Nixon works from his studio in London. He’s been inspired by many facets of life – from his early introduction to etching to his encounters with Venice and the movements of a classical dance troupe – and, as he says, “it all goes into the soup.” Nixon’s newest body of…. read more