Max Hirshfeld

Location: Washington DC
Nationality: US
Biography: Max Hirshfeld is recognized as a master at spotting decisive moments while revealing the warmth and humanity of his subjects. He has undertaken several focused projects over the past decade. From 2002-2005, in a series titled One Shot, Hirshfeld... read on
Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime
max hirshfeld
Sep 14, 2019
Thrilled to announce the October release of my first book, Sweet Noise: Love in Wartime that tells the story of my parents survival from Auschwitz and their post-war navigation of the American immigration system. Printed in lush duotones on 170 gsm GardaMatt Ultra by Damiani Editore in Bologna, Italy, Sweet Noise is 200 pages of photographs, letters, and text bookended by compelling essays by Michael Berenbaum and Stuart E. Eizenstat. Kickstarter campaign launches 9/17/19.
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