Weber Max
Pseudonyms,autonyms and aliases: Weber Max 1881–1961  

Max WEBER (Max Weber)

18 апреля 1881 (Bialystok, Grodno province) — 4 октября 1961 (great-Нек, the state of new-Йорк)

Painter, graphic artist, designer, sculptor, poet


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Max WEBER (Max Weber)

18 апреля 1881 (Bialystok, Grodno province) — 4 октября 1961 (great-Нек, the state of new-Йорк)

Painter, graphic artist, designer, sculptor, poet

In 1891 together with his family moved to the United States. He studied at the Pratt Institute in new-Йорке (1898-1900) А. У. Доу. In a short time he taught in public schools. In 1905 he moved to Paris, studied at the Academy Grand-Шомьер and Academy Р. Жюльена and School Ф. Коларосси (1905-1908). While engaged in the workshop А. Матисса. Went through a fascination with neo-primitivism, Fauvism, cubism. Exhibited in the salon d'automne, the salon des indépendants.

In 1908 he returned to the United States. Wrote compositions on Jewish themes ("Saturday", 1919; "Talmudists", 1934; "Shabbat", 1941), still lifes, landscapes, portraits; was engaged in woodcut, linocut. One of the pioneers of American modernism. In 1910-е was close to the circle of artists grouped around the gallery "291" of the photographer А. Штиглица 5-й Avenue.

In 1913 Newark Museum in new-Джерси organized the first solo exhibition of the artist. Member, Exhibitor, Director (since 1928) new-йоркского society of independent artists. Chairman of the National Committee and honorary Chairman of the "Congress of American artists" (1937-1940). Held a retrospective exhibition at the Museum of modern art (1930), the Museum of American art Whitney (1948) in new-Йорке.

he Taught at the School of photography Clarence white (1914) and the Art students League (1920-1921, 1925-1927). Had a significant impact on the early works М. Ротко one of his students in the Art students League.

Work is represented in major Museum collections, among them — Metropolitan Museum of art, Museum of American art Whitney Museum of modern art, Brooklyn Museum, Jewish Museum, national art gallery at new-Йорке, Art Institute in Chicago, the Boston Museum of fine arts, Smithsonian Museum of American art in Washington, the Thyssen-Борнемиса in Madrid and others.

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