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Max Alpert

Photographer, Photojournalist

1899 - 1980 Russia

Max Alpert (1899-1980) is most famous for his collaboration with Soviet photographers Arkadii Shaikhet and Solomon Tules on the project Twenty-four Hours in the Life of the Filippov Family. The photographic essay demonstrated the relatively secure existence of Soviet workers compared to the lifestyle of workers in capitalist countries during the Depression of the early 1930’s. - Lumiere Gallery

During the Second World War, Alpert worked for the TASS agency and for the Soviet Information Bureau. His war photos were widely used for Soviet propaganda purposes both at home and abroad. - World Press Photo

Max Vladimirovich Alpert (Russian: Макс Владимирович Альперт; 18 March 1899 – 30 November 1980) was a prominent Soviet photographer, who was mostly known for his frontiline work during World War II.

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