“Works of Maks Vityk are of a high grade”, - say the art experts. His works are full of vital energy and elemental force. The temper of the American abstract expressionism, subtle Ukrainian sense of coloring, and naïve Hutsul motifs are interwined in his works. Bursts of feelings, eruption of colors, a riot of energy – this is what happens as a consequence of such union.
Maks Vityk (1964 y.o.b.) started to create in the end of 90s, when he lived in Houston, Texas. His way to the arts was not sudden: painting was preceded by the obtainment of the doctoral degree in geology and flourishing career in this field. The first education and occupation significantly influenced the style of the artist. His canvases are characterised by the layering of textures, natural colors, and wide dynamic brushstrokes.
He came to Ukraine in 2006, where he was invited to a number of solo exhibitions and was highly acclaimed by critics and experts. He had a solo exhibition at Lviv Palace of Arts, participated in the exhibition “Art Kyiv Contemporary” that was held in Arsenal, a large-scale exhibition at the center of the contemporary art “M-17”, and collective exhibition of the most expensive Ukrainian artists at the Mystetska Zbirka art gallery ".
International market has also recognized the artist: his works are successfully sold at the international auctions. Thus, in early 2013, his work “Dream” was paid with $ 19 300 at the auction Phillips, and in October his painting “Guardian” was sold for $ 32 000. Now Maks Vityk is one of the most expensive and most successful Ukrainian artists. He lives and works in Hague, Netherlands.