Nikolai Makarov

Nikolay Makarov was born in Moscow on July 21, 1952. In 1975, he moved to Berlin to study German philosophy, history, and Slavic studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Then, at the Academy of Arts in Berlin, his post-graduate advisor was famous illustrator Werner Klemke. In 1984, Nikolay enrolled to a post-graduate course in Vienna under Rudolf Hausner, one of the most influential figures in fantastic realism. Until 1987, he worked on a series of paintings titled "Die späte Freiheit" ("Late Freedom") that has been highly praised by the professional community. After the fall of the Berlin Wall, he was among the earliest advocates for cooperation between Russian and German artists in the newly reunited Berlin. Since 1988, member of the Austrian Artists’ Society, Künstlerhaus. In 1992, he instituted the Arts and Culture Club; in 1994, he opened the Museum der Stille, or the museum of silence. In the early 1990s, Makarov makes a breakthrough entrance on the New York art scene and then becomes relevant across the US. Since then, his works have been featured at numerous international exhibitions, including an exhibition at the State Tretyakov Gallery in 2010. Since 2000, President at the Sergej Mawrizki Foundation. As an already established artist, Nikolay Makarov has also made a mark in film production. He contributed to the sets of such famous films as "The Devil’s Advocate" and "The Thomas Crown Affair". His works are owned by, among others, actors — Al Pacino and Pierce Brosnan, filmmaker Oliver Stone and other art figures, as well as well-known politicians and private art collectors.

personal exhibitions:

2018

24beaubourg & Mario Bermel, Paris, France

CWC Gallery, Berlin, Germany

History of National Football Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia

 

2017
Fernab liegt die Welt Neue Kunst Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany

Luxburg Art & Mario Bermel, Berlin, Germany  

 

2016
Spuren des Lichts Galerie Commeter, Hamburg, Germany

 

2015

Museum der Stille, Berlin, Germany 
Neue Kunst Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany 

James Bond Burkhard Eikelmann Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

2014
Meister des Vagen Galerie Friedmann-Hahn, Berlin, Germany

Architexture Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

2013
On Stage Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

2012

New Works Galerie Friedmann-Hahn, Berlin, Germany

New Works Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

2011

In Moonlight Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

2010

Zwiegespräche Kühlhaus am Gleisdreieck, Berlin, Germany 

 

2009
Traces of Light Galerie Noordeinde, The Hague, Netherlands

State Tretjakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia   

 

2008

Romantic Urbanism Triumph Gallery, Moscow, Russia

White Makarov Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

2006

Moscow – Berlin ARD-Hauptstadtstudio, Berlin, Germany

 

2005
Schoen and Nalepa Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

2004

Europe Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

2003
Nikolai Makarov KURT Foert/Garanin, Berlin, Germany

New York Revisited Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

2000
Print-Trienalle Grenchen, Switzerland

New Works Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

1999
Nikolai Makarov Infobox, Berlin, Germany

Nikolai Makarov Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

1997
New Paintings and Meditation Room Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

1996
The Meditative Room Kröchlendorff Castle, Berlin, Germany

1995
Art Box, Waregem, Belgium

Nikolai Makarov Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

1994

Das Stille Museum, Berlin, Germany

1990

The Plot Avantgarde Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

1989

The Late Freedom The Arts Office of Tempelhof, Berlin, Germany

 

1986
The Palace Museum, Hoyerswerda, Germany

Thomaskirchhof Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

The Late Freedom Weidenbamm Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

group exhibitions:

2009

Classical period meets modern trend Fasanengallery, Berlin, Germany

2008

Visioni per la Città Chiesa dell' Incoronata, Napoli, Italy

 

2007

Kopfgefässe Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Berlin), Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte (Berlin), Germany

 

2006

Meeting Pirosmani Georgian National Museum, Tblisi, Georgia
Modern Landscapes Burkhard Eikelmann Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany
Animalсity Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

2005

Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

2004

Portraits Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

 

2000

Hilgemann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Kunsthalle Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany

1999

Nudes Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA
Ten Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall Parliament Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

1998

Symposium on Spirituality in Art Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, USA

 

1997

Re-presenting Representation III Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, USA
Graphic-Triennale Grenchen, Switzerland
Celebrating the Still Life Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, USA

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