Maks Alpert

Альперт, Макс Владимирович


Born Simferopol, 18 March 1899

Died Moscow, 30 November 1980

Before the first World War Alpert studied, together with his brother Mikhail Alperin in Odessa. After the revolution het worked as a photo-journalist for the Moscow Rabochaia gazeta. In the 1930s he worked for the Pravda and photgraphed numerous construction sites. During the second World War Alpert made a number of iconic pictures at the frontline, documenting military events in Berlin and Prague. After the war he worked for Novosti.