(1900 - 1974)
Max Band was active/lived in California / Lithuania, Germany. Max Band is known for modernist still life, village scene, portrait and landscape painting.
Max Band was born in Lithuania in 1900. He was drawing and painting from
a young age, copying the works of great masters from magazines and
Moving to Berlin, he became a student of Willy Jaeckel. In 1926
he went to Paris where the works by Cézanne and Picasso had a
significant influence on his work. A year later he had his first solo
exhibition in his home country.
In addition to still lifes and
landscapes, Band created numerous portraits. After the start of the
Second World War he emigrated to America, where he permanently settled
Works by the artist are held in the Jewish Museum Berlin and
numerous other public collections.
Painter. Born on Aug. 21, 1900 in Naumestis, Lithuania. Band studied at the Berlin Academy. He authored "History of Contemporary Art" in 1935. In 1940 he settled in Hollywood and lived there until his death in November 1974.
Exh: Stendahl Gallery (LA), 1941; LACMA, 1943; Calif. Art Club, 1940s; CPLH, 1956.
In: Musee de Luxembourg, Petit Palais (Paris); LACMA; Riverside Museum. WWAA 1947-70; SS.
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