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Alex Bikhter, Poplars at the Railroad, oil on canvas, 62 x 70 cm, 1995

Poplars at the Railroad


    Born in 1951 in Leningrad. While studying in high school, attended art room of the Palace of Pioneers, led by SD Levin. In 1972 he graduated from the Institute of Culture. NK Krupskaya. After military service he worked in cliche travilschikom tsinkografskom shop printing them. Ivan Fyodorov.  In 1981 he graduated from the Leningrad Art School of Industrial them of V.I.Mukhina, specializing in artistic design. After graduation worked as a designer at the factory "Plastpribor." By this time is closer to Alexander Manusovym.  Since 1983 - Member of TEII (the pilot of the Association of Fine Arts) and a permanent member of its exhibitions. From 1987 to 1992 led the art studio with teenage club "Change". Since 1994 - Member of the Union of Artists of Russia.  Works are in State Russian Museum, the Museum of city history, the Museum of Nonconformist Art (Pushkinskaya, 10), Museum Tsarskoselskaya Collection "," Manege ", and in private collections in Russia and abroad.  Since 1990, the book deals with graphics, designed the series of books for children. Participated in many group exhibitions, including the annual "St. Petersburg" in "Manege", "Avant-garde on the Neva. The second half of XX century" (20.05 -11.08 2003) the State Tretyakov Gallery and others  Personal exhibitions:  - Publishers Norint ", St. Petersburg., 1999 - "The fishermen, wanderers etc." (Painting 90 years). - Creative Center Mitka VHUTEMAS ", St. Petersburg., 2000 - "Watercolor, drawing, illustration - 90 th. - State Museum Tsarskoselskaya Collection ", Pushkin, 2000 - "Painting, drawing, gallery" Fundus ", Home Cinema, St. Petersburg., 2001 - Letmotivy (figures in 2001, explanations of different years). Theater "Through the Looking Glass", St. Petersburg., March 2002 - Letohod "(new pictures). ART-CENTER "Mitka VHUTEMAS", March 2002 - "Painting". IMISR - (St. Petersburg International Management Institute), September, October, 2003 - PeeMZhe. Pastel, Oil Painting. - The Museum of Nonconformist Art, Pushkinskaya 10, St. Petersburg., 2003 - "Big plein air" (graphics). Second-hand bookshop "At Liteynom", St. Petersburg, February-March 2004 - "Dedicated to 100 anniversary of the birth of Solomon Davidovich Levin. - Art re.FLEX, St. Petersburg, February 2007

    City exhibition with Union of Experimental Art team of unofficial artists of Leningrad.
    For the last 15 years he has been taking part in more than 20 exhibition of the biggest art galleries of St. Petersburg and CIS countries.
    Paintings and graphics works of Alexander Bikhter are kept in public (Museum of the History of St.-Petersburg) and private collections in Russia, USA, Israel, and Canada. 
    1998 Group exhibition in Rochester City, NY.
    1999 Group exhibition in Santa Barbara, CA.
    2000 Artexpo San Francisco, CA.
    2001 Artexpo New York, NY.
    2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Tovbin home. San Francisco, CA.
    2003 Group exhibition at Mr. and Mrs. Portnoy home. Hillsborough, CA
    2004 Group exhibition at Artodox Publishing place. San Francisco, CA.
    2007 The Mix: Russian Modern Art. Group exhibition at Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA.

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