Aleksandr Nikitich Chechnev
1907 - 1995
Aleksandr Nikitich Chechnev was an artist, Aleksandr Nikitich Chechnev was born in 1907 and died in 1995. Artists like Raymond Bouldoyre, Benita Armstrong, Maide Arel, Tom Beyer, and John Schiff were also born in 1907.
Further Biographical Context for Aleksandr Nikitich Chechnev
Born in 1907, Aleksandr Nikitich Chechnev was primarily inspired by the 1920s growing up. The key innovations established in the early years of the 20th century were matured further in the 1920s and 1930s. This period began the careers of many radical and inspiring practitioners in the pictorial arts. However it was a period of reflection following the horrors of the First World War, and significant shifts in politics took place across the world. The philosophy of Marxism was prevalent among artist communities and groups. Established in 1919, the Bauhaus became a vital place for the development of ideas surrounding the unification of art, craft and design – an idea which became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk.