DAC Collection Artist Information
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
From 1945 to 1985, Yavno worked as a freelance landscape, commercial, and documentary photographer for magazines in California. Photographic Artists & Innovators indicates that, from 1954 to 1974, Yavno operated a commercial photographic studio in Los Angeles, California. Contemporary Photographers (1988) and Auer, Encyclopédie des Photographes (1985) give the location of Yavno's photographic studio as San Francisco, California. From 1972 to 1975, Yavno studied cinematography at the University of California, Los Angeles.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500036973.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Max Yavno:
|Max Yavno||Muscle Beach, 1949||Gelatin silver print|
|Max Yavno||Cable Car, 1947||Gelatin silver print|
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