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Russian, 20th – 21st century, male.

Active in the USA and the Netherlands.

Born 12 November 1960, in Moscow.

Painter (including mixed media), draughtsman, environmental artist. Scenes with figures.

Sots Art.

Roiter studied at the institute of architecture in Moscow from 1978 to 1980. In Moscow he took part in a very active collective workshop set up in a nursery school that was later closed down by the Soviet authorities. He favours a gestural technique to produce Expressionist works that rely on a range of everyday materials: shower curtains, tablecloths, plastic sheeting, school blackboards, the labels from merchandise. He opts for everyday subjects such as street scenes, scenes in sports stadiums....