Max Band

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Max Band (21 August 1901 – 8 November 1974)[1] was a Litvak landscape artist born in Kudirkos Naumiestis, Lithuania.

He studied in Berlin and lived in Paris for much of his life. Band took up residence in California, United States in 1940 and was father to director Albert Band, grandfather to filmmaker Charles Band and great grandfather to singer/songwriter Alex Band. He died in Hollywood.

Aside from painting, Band wrote the art guide History of Contemporary Art (1935).


  1. ^ Entry in California Death Index