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Joseph Hirsch

 (1910 - 1981)
Joseph Hirsch was active/lived in New York.  Joseph Hirsch is known for social realism painting, modernist figure-genre view, military scenes.

Joseph Hirsch

Joseph Hirsch was a painter, muralist, illustrator, and printmaker who was born and educated in Philadelphia. He attended the School of Industrial Art between 1928 and 1931, and in 1932, went to New York to study with George Luks.

He completed several murals in Philadelphia including Football, Integration, Beginnings of Early Unionism, and Adoption.  As a pictorial war correspondent during World War II, Hirsch made about seventy-five paintings and drawings between 1943 and 1944 in the South Pacific, Africa, and Italy.

Hirsch once said that he wanted his work to reveal his beliefs but never turned to propaganda, as so many artists of his time.  He did, however, portray people as heroes in a deeply huma  ...  Displaying 750 of 4527 characters.

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About  Joseph Hirsch

Born:  1910 - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died:   1981 - New York City
Known for:  social realism painting, modernist figure-genre view, military scenes