Roman Vishniac

1897 · Russian Federation

Artist biography

Roman Vishniac is a contemporary artist considered well established, who was born and brought up in Russian Federation, like other famous artists such as KIRILL LEBEDEV, Alisa Resnik, Sanatorri, Anna Rakhmangulova, and Nicholas Koshkosh. Roman Vishniac was born in 1897.

Roman Vishniac's Gallery representation

Roman Vishniac's work is on display at Howard Greenberg Gallery located in New York, the United States.

Further Biographical Context for Roman Vishniac

Roman Vishniac was born in 1897 and was primarily influenced by the 1900s and 1910s growing up. The first decades of the twentieth century were characterised by dynamic developments in pictorial art. It was the era of post-Impressionism and of experimentation, including the first ventures into Expressionism and Abstraction. Many different groups of artists or loosely associated communities of the avant-garde in different major cities around the world developed a variety of modes of these significant innovations. The first twenty years of the Twentieth Century can be seen to be among the most fruitful, and are noted as the time in art history when modern and modernist ideas first took hold of cultural production. The new order and rationality, alongside mechanisation in modes of production, saw art’s parallel discipline of architecture develop extraordinarily in the work of designers such as Le Corbusier and Gerrit Rietveld. It was the era of the Bauhaus and the idea of a common discipline amongst all modes of creative arts. Most, if not all, of the core art movements we associate with modern and contemporary art can be seen to source many of their essential founding principles in the incredible diversity of work produced during this time.

Roman Vishniac

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