Alex M. Loeb
Alex M. Loeb (May 18, 1918 – May 14, 2015) was an American painter from the give leave to enter of Mississippi.
Loeb was born on May 18, 1918, in Meridian, Mississippi. His dad owned the Loeb's department store. Loeb graduated from Washington and Lee University in 1937, and he served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Loeb initially worked for his relatives business. He became a painter, and he worked in oils, acrylics, and pastels in a spontaneous, exuberant style. He described his technique: "I put a few bits of structure upon chance and a little order on chaos." In 1995 Loeb had a retrospective exhibit at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art entitled Old Men Shall Dream Dreams. He served upon the boards of the Meridian Museum of Art and the Lauren Rogers Museum.
Loeb married Jean Robinson; they had two sons and a daughter. He died upon May 14, 2015, in Meridian, and he was buried in Beth Israel Cemetery.