Alex Kanevsky

1963 · Lithuania

Artist biography

Alex Kanevsky is regarded as a well established artist, who originates from Lithuania, like other prominent artists such as Vytenis Burokas, Adauktas Marcinkevicius, Edite Grinberga, Andrius Erminas, and Ben Shahn. Alex Kanevsky was born in 1963.

Galleries and Exhibitions

Alex Kanevsky is represented by 3 galleries around the world, including countries like France and the United States. Galleries include Galerie Olivier Waltman in Paris, Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York, and Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco. Alex Kanevsky most recent exhibition recorded on Artland was at Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York with the exhibition Liberation and Disorientation. The exhibition was open from 04 September 2019 until 27 September 2019. Alex Kanevsky's other most recent exhibitions recorded on Artland include the exhibitions; SUMMER SELECTIONS (11 July 2018 - 31 July 2018) at Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York and Lightning Strikes II: 22 poets. 22 artists. (06 December 2019 - 31 January 2020) at Dolby Chadwick Gallery in San Francisco. Alex Kanevsky's first recorded exhibition in Artland's database was called SUMMER SELECTIONS and took place at Hollis Taggart Galleries in New York, the United States from the 11 July 2018 to 31 July 2018.

Alex Kanevsky in private collections

David Ohlerking on Artland includes Alex Kanevsky's works, as well as other works produced by prominent figures of the Art world, such as Choi Jun Kun, Marie Kølbæk Iversen, and Miriam Tölke.

Further Biographical Context for Alex Kanevsky

Alex Kanevsky was born in 1963, grew up during the 1980s and was influenced by the artistic atmosphere of the time. The generation of artists that grew up in, and took inspiration from, the 1980s was influenced by a period of rapidly growing global capitalism, political upheaval, notable wealth differences, global mass media and distinctive music and fashion, including electronic pop music and hip hop. The nineteen eighties was the era of African famine, the height of the Cold War, and also the end of it, as marked by the fall of the Berlin Wall. influential art movements of the era include Neo Geo, The Pictures Generation and the international trend of Neo-Expressionism which manifested in Germany, the USA and Italy (where it was known as Transavanguardia). The decade was exemplified by artists like Anselm Kiefer, Jörg Immendorf, Enzo Cucchi, Francesco Clemente and Julian Schnabel. Street art and graffiti began to gain recognition, notable artists of which include Jean-Michel Basquiat, Keith Haring and Kenny Scharf.

Alex Kanevsky

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