Max Arthur Cohn
Max Arthur Cohn was born in 1903 in England. At the age of two his family emigrated to the United States. Cohn spent the majority of his life living in New York City, until his death in 1998. He studied at the Art Students League of New York from 1925-1927 and at the Académie Colarossi in Paris France in 1927. Max was a prolific artist in a multitude of media and style. He was a founding member of the National Serigraph Society, he co-wrote the book Silk Screen Stenciling as Fine Art in 1942. During the Great Depression, he was one of the artists selected for the PWAP (Public Works Art Project) and the WPA's Easel Project. His work is in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Artist, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, New York Public Library and many more prestigious collections.