Timeline

1953
Born in Moscow, USSR
1969–1972
Bachelors of Arts from Institute of Foreign Languages, Moscow
1974
Works in MOSFILM Studio workshop, Moscow
1975
Non-conformist Art, Moscow
1975
Makarov moves from Russia to East Berlin
1976–1980
Humboldt University, Berlin
1984–1987
Academy of Arts, Student of Werner Kiemke, Berlin, Rudolf Hausner, Vienna
1988
Admitted as Member of Artists House, Austrian Society of Fine Arts
1988
“The Late Freedom”, Graphic Portfolio published, Austria
1992
“Hymns of the Night”, Graphics Portfolio published, Germany
1992–1994
Conceptual Designer, Das Stille Museum, Berlin

Exhibitions

2012
Nikolai Makarov, Cwc Gallery, Berlin, DE (solo)
2012
New Works, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2011
In Moonlight, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2011
Nikolai Makarov: Parafulmine, solo exhibition, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum, Berlin, DE (solo)
2010
Two in Conversation, Hamburger Bahnhoff Museum, Berlin, DE (solo)
2009
Traces of light, Galerie Noordeinde, Den Haag, Netherlands (solo)
2009
Classical period meets modern trend , Fasanengallery, Berlin, DE
2009
Space of Silence, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2009
Space of Silence, Triumph Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2008
Romantic Urbanism, Triumph Gallery, Moscow (solo)
2008
Visioni per la Citta, Chiesa dell’ Incoronata, Napoli, IT
2008
Makarov in White, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2007
Kopfgefasse, Staatliche Museum, Berlin, DE
2006
Meeting Pirosmani, National Museum Tblisi, Georgia
2006
Modern Landscapes, Künstler der Galerie, Dusseldorf, DE
2006
Animals in the City, Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, DE
2006
Animals in the City, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US
2006
“Nikolai Makarov: A summer exhibition of New Work”, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, NY, US; Moscow – Berlin, ARD – Hauptstadtstudio, Berlin (solo)
2005
Schoen and Nalepa Gallery, Berlin
2005
Horizons: 10th year Anniversary Nikolai Makarov, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York (solo)
2005
Horizons: 10th year Anniversary Nikolai Makarov, Schoen and Nalepa Gallery, Berlin (solo)
2004
Portraits, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US
2004
Europe, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2003
New York Revisited, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2003
Nikolai Makarov, KURT Foert/Garanin, Berlin, DE (solo)
2002
New Works, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2001
Nikolai Makarov, New Works, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2000
Hilgemann Gallery, Berlin, DE
2000
Kunsthalle Osnabruck, DE
2000
New York, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US (solo)
2000
Print-Trienalle, Grenchen, Switzerland
1999
Nikolai Makarov, Infobox, Berlin, DE (solo)
1999
Ten Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall, Parliament Gallery, Berlin
1999
Nudes, Mimi Ferzt Gallery, New York, NY, US
1999
Nikolai Makarov, Mimi Ferzt Gallery New York, NY, US (solo)
1998
Symposium on Spirituality in Art, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY, US
1997
Re-presenting Representation III, Arnot Art Museum Elmira, NY, US
1997
Art Box, Waregem, Belgium (solo)
1997
New Paintings and Meditative Room, Mimi Ferzt Gallery New York, NY, US (solo)
1997
Graphic-Triennale, Contempo Gallery Grenchen, Switzerland
1997
Celebrating the Still Life, Mimi Ferzt Gallery New York, NY, US
1996
Nikolai Makarov: New Works, Mimi Ferzt Gallery New York, NY, US (solo)
1996
American Business Center, Berlin, DE (solo)
1996
The Meditative Room, Krochlendorff Castle Berlin, DE (solo)
1995
Art Box, Waregem. Belgium (solo)
1995
Avant - Garde Gallery, Berlin, DE
1994
Das Stille Museum, Berlin, DE (solo)
1992
Hymns of the Night, Graphics Portfolio Published Germany
1991
“The Plot”, Blue Point Gallery, Berlin, DE (solo)
1991
Dialogue with Rembrandt, Gallery of Academy of Arts, Berlin, DE (solo)
1990
“The Plot”, Avant-garde Gallery, Berlin, DE (solo)
1989
“The Late Freedom”, The Arts Office of Tempelhof, Berlin, DE (solo)
1986
The Late Freedom, Weidenbamm Gallery, Berlin; Thomaskirchhof Gallery, Leipzig, DE (solo)

Public Collections

Academy of Arts, Berlin, DE
Das Stille Museum, Berlin, DE
American Business Center, Berlin, DE
Parliament Gallery, Berlin, DE
Museum of Modern Art, Berlin, DE
Krochlendorff Castle, Brandenburg, DE
Palace Museum, Hoyerswerda, DE
Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig, DE
Lindenau Museum, Altenburg, DE
Kolodzei Collection of Russian and Eastern European Art, Highland Park, New Jersey; Moscow
Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, New York, NY, US
Russian Consulate, New York, NY, US
Sloane Kettering Memorial Hospital, New York, NY US
Museum of Imagination, Hudson, NY, US
Busch-Reisinger, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, US
St. Regis Hotel and Museum, San Francisco, CA, US
Academy of Sciences, Berlin, DE
Collection of Copper Plates and Drawings, Berlin, DE
Museum House of Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, DE

Literature

2010
Schilling, Jürgen. Nikolai Makarov: Zwiegespräche. Germany: Vorwerk 8, 2010
2010
Schilling, Jürgen. Nikolai Makarov. “Two in Conversation”
2009
Schilling, Jürgen Nikolai Makarov. Moscow: The State Tretyakov Gallery
2008
Shkliarevsky, Margarita. "Nikolai Makarov: Black and White dimension." Russian Bazaar
2008
Makarov in White. New York: Mimi Ferzt Gallery
2000
New York. New York: Mimi Ferzt Gallery
1999
Nikolai Makarov. New York: Mimi Ferzt Gallery
1997
Metaphysical Museum: Nikolai Makarov
1992
Hymns of the Night, Graphics Portfolio, Germany
1991
Feist, Ursula, et al. Nikolai Makarov. Die Verschworung. Dialog mit Rembrandt. Berlin: Verlag Dirk Nishen GmbH & Co.
1988
The Late Freedom, Graphic Portfolio, Austria