Born in St. Petersburg, raised in Siberia and educated in Siberia and France, Max Sher took up photography in 2006. Having started out as photojournalist he has then moved on into visual arts. His work, personal and commissioned, was since exhibited both at home and internationally and has appeared in Monocle, Esquire (Russia), le Monde, The Guardian, Bloomberg Businessweek, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, Observer The New Review, Libération, The Washington Post, Wallpaper, Financial Times Weekend, Courrier International, etc. as well as in photography and art publications including Foto8, Fraction, Iskusstvo – The Art Magazine, Dialog of Arts, Flak Photo, Unless You Will, LPV, etc. In 2008, Sher was nominated for KLM Paul Huf Award, in 2013 he became finalist in the Cord Prize. Sher's first artist book A Remote Barely Audible Evening Waltz has been published by Treemedia Publishers in August 2013. He is represented by Triumph Gallery.