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Max Ginsburg: From Life Demo & Retrospective Talk

Oil on canvas 40 in x 80 in - 2013 In this painting I'm concerned with 'good' and 'evil', the 'have nots' and the 'haves'. Corporate profits are soaring while people are losing their jobs, their homes, and their civil rights are being restricted.

MAX GINSBURG: From Life Demo & Retrospective Talk

From life painting demonstration and accompanying talk with slide show
by Artist Max Ginsburg discussing his work  from 1956 to 2016,
working process, multi-figure painting, and his Social Realist themes
Presented by Chelsea Classical Studio School of Fine Art

Sunday, September 25, 1016
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Highline Loft Gallery
508 West 26th Street (Between 10th and 11th ave)
Suite 5G, New York City, NY  10001

TICKET PRICE: $35/person
It is recommended to buy tickets BEFORE the event as space will be limited
and there may not be room for walk-in/pay at the door attendees.


Since 1953, Max Ginsburg has exhibited extensively in public venues and galleries, won various awards, and his paintings are part of many museums and private collections. In the years 1980-2004, Max was a prominent illustrator for major publications. Long admired as a teacher, Max taught from 1960-1982 at H. S. Art & Design, 1984-2000 at the School of Visual Arts, 2008-present at the Art Students League and has conducted many workshops around the U.S. and abroad. In 2011 he published his book, Max Ginsburg – Retrospective.


The William Draper Grant
Portrait Society of America, Portrait Painting Competition, 2015

Solo Exhibition
ArtRage Gallery in Syracuse, NY, 2014

Gold Medal Award
California Art Club for Life Time Achievement in the Arts, 2013

Best In Show
Art Renewal Center on line Competition, 2011

Retrospective Solo Exhibition
The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH, 2011

Retrospective Solo Exhibition
The Salmagundi Club, New York, NY, 2011

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Student Portrait Rally




What is the Chelsea Classical Studio
Student Portrait Rally?

CCS Student Portrait Rally is an invitational painting contest for Chelsea Classical Studio students challenging them to produce their best 3 hour timed live model portrait.

Awards will be bestowed at the end, judged by the Chelsea Classical Studio instructors.

General public and other students welcome. A $5 dollar donation is suggested to cover food and drink.

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
526 West 26th Street
Suite 415
New York, NY

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