Contemporary Russian Art


Igor Makarevich was born in 1943 in Georgia, USSR. In 1951 he moved to Moscow. In 1955-62, he studied in the Moscow Middle School of Fine Arts. In 1962-68, he studied arts in the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography (VGIK). In 1970, Makarevich joined the USSR Union of Artists. In 1968-71, he worked on the national television as an artist. From 1970, he illustrated books and developed theater stage design. From 1980, he worked in the field of monumental art. In 1984, he was awarded the title of the Merited Artist of the Russian Federation.

Works by Igor Makarevich are found in the State Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow, Russia; the State Russian Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia; the Moscow Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow, Russia; the George Pompidou Center in Paris, France; the Library of Congress in Washington DC, USA; the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany; Berlinische Galerie-Museum fur Moderne Kunst in Berlin, Germany; The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum in USA; the Duke Museum in USA, the North Carolina Museum in USA, Silkeborg Kunstmuseum in Denmark; Museum Wurth in Kunzelsau, Germany; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA; Kupferstichkabinett Staatliche Museen in Berlin, Germany, and in other museum and private collections around the world.





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