Alexandre Vitkine

1910 · Germany

Artist biography

Alexandre Vitkine is an established artist, who was born and brought up in Germany, like other celebrated artists such as Jule Korneffel, Johannes Rochhausen, Blalla W. Hallmann, Susanne Kühn, and Michael Sandner. Alexandre Vitkine was born in 1910.

Alexandre Vitkine's Gallery representation

Alexandre Vitkine's work is on display at Gitterman Gallery in New York, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Alexandre Vitkine

Born in 1910, Alexandre Vitkine grew up during the 1930s and was inspired by the artistic atmosphere of the time. globally this period can be best characterised by the clash between the world’s foremost political philosophies - Marxist Socialism, Capitalist Democracy, and the Totalitarianism of both Communism and Fascism. The era assumed a sinister turn with the advent of National Socialism in Germany, and Adolf Hitler’s rise to power in 1933. The decade would culminate in the inset on the Second World War; a political and social tumult that preoccupied not only artists, but great swathes of the global population.

Alexandre Vitkine