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Lot 880C: WISSOTZKY - GOOD NIGHTPlatinum House
November 22, 2013
Las Vegas, NV, USA
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Description: Artist: Wissotzky. Title: Good Night. Medium: Serigraph on Paper. Image Size: 11" x 16.6". Paper Size: . Limited Edition Size: NONE. __________Artist Biography: Tanya Wissotzky and Alexander Galtchansky work in acrylic, pen, ink, and collage on specially treated canvas. In their still life paintings they incorporate references to the calligraphy of old English flower painting manuals, and stunning collage details that celebrate Paris in the Twenties. Their art is laced with nostalgia, romanticism, and vitality. Wissotzky and Alexander were both born in 1959, in Crimea of the former Soviet Union. Their collaborations began in the Kiev Institute of Arts were Wissotzky worked as a painter and Alexander as a book illustrator. After getting married and immigrating to Israel, the couple united their creative forces and began a lifelong artistic partnership. The work of Alexander and Wissotzky has received critical acclaim and enjoyed success in Israel, the United States, Sweden and Germany; it may be found in public and private collections all over the world. In November of 2006, Tanya Wissotzky, passed away, losing her battle with cancer. Not long after in 2008 Alexander also passed away.