Max Ginsburg is an American figurative painter and educator. He was born in New York City in 1931 and studied at the High School of Music and Art in New York before attending the Art Students League of New York. Ginsburg’s paintings often depict scenes of everyday life, with a focus on social and political issues. He is known for his use of realism and for the narrative quality of his work. His paintings have been exhibited widely in the United States and internationally, and are part of the permanent collections of several museums, including the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery and the Butler Institute of American Art. Ginsburg has also taught painting and drawing at several institutions, including the Art Students League of New York and the National Academy School of Fine Arts. In addition to his painting and teaching, he has also worked as an illustrator and graphic designer, and has created several public murals. Ginsburg has received numerous awards and honors for his work, including the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant and the Allied Artists of America Gold Medal of Honor.