Igor Makarevich

1943 was born in the village of Trialeti, Georgia
1951 moved with his parents to Moscow
1968 graduated from the All-Union State Institute of Cinematography, Moscow
since 1970 engaged in book illustration, designed theater performances
since 1979 member of the collective action group
since 1987 member of the Avant-Garde Club (KlAva)
1984 received the title of Honored Artist of the RSFSR
  Lives and works in Moscow
Selected solo exhibitions
1970 One-day personal exhibition. Cinema of the Exhibition Hall of the Ministry of Agriculture on Kuznetskiy Most, 11, Moscow
1971 One-day personal exhibition. Central House of Artists, Moscow
1979 Igor Makarevich. Exhibition Hall of the Moscow branch of the Union of Artists on the street. Vavilova, 65, Moscow
  Abramov. Chuikov. Makarevitch. Center Georges Pompidou, Paris
1990 Freedom - Liberty. Phyllis Kind Gallery, New York, USA
1991 Kabakov. Kizevalter. Makarevich. Galeria PARAL.LEL 39, Valencia, Spain
1992 A.P. Chekhov. Three views (together with O. Vasilyev and Y. Vashchenko). National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow; Murmansk Regional Art Museum, Murmansk
1993 Between Abandonment and Hope. Velta Gallery, Moscow
1994 Die Mowe. Galerie Art III Inge Herbert, Berlin
1996 Lignomania. XL Gallery, Moscow
  Die Mowe. Karin Hertin Galerie, Berlin
1997 Partial change. Gallery "Obscuri Viri", Moscow
  Homo Lignum. XL Gallery, Moscow
1998 The Search for Paradise. XL Gallery, Moscow
  Selections from the Diary of Nikolai Ivanovich Borisov. Hand Print Workshop International, Alexandria, USA
1999 Selected places from the notes of Nikolai Ivanovich Borisov or The Secret Life of Trees. XL Gallery, Moscow
  Homo Lignum 99. “Sider & Mouse” Gallery, Moscow
2000 Notes - photographic comments on CD shares (together with V. Stigneyev). Cultural Center "HOUSE", Moscow
  Pictures of old Soviet masters. XL Gallery, Moscow
  A.P. Chekhov. Three views (together with O. Vasiliev and Y. Vashchenko). Sakhalin Regional Art Museum, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia
2001 Zooanthropomoses. Central House of Artists, Moscow
  Book of Radiance. Hand Print Workshop International, Alexandria, USA
2003 Graphics 1993 - 2003. Editorial office of the Pinakothek magazine, Moscow
  Homo Lignum 03. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
2009 In Situ (together with Elena Elagina). Kunsthistorisches Museum. Vein
Selected group exhibitions
970 Soviet Russia. Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
1976 Glory to work. Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
  Youth of Russia. Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
1979 Photographic art. Exhibition Hall on the street Malaya Gruzinskaya, 28, Moscow
  20 Jahre unabhongige Kunst aus der Sowjetunion. Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
1980 Nonconformists. Contemporary Commentary from the Soviet Union. Art Gallery, University of Maryland, Maryland, USA
  New Tendencies in Russian Unofficial Art: 1970 - 1980. Museum of Soviet Unofficial Art, Jersey City, USA
1981 Nouvelles Tendences de l’Art Russe Non-Officiel. 1970-1980. Center Culturel de la Villedieu, Elancourt, France
  25 Years of Soviet Unofficial Art. 1956 - 1981. Museum of Soviet Unofficial Art, Jersey City, USA
  2 Międzynarodowego Triennale Rysunku. Wroclaw, Poland
  Russian New Wave. Contemporary Russian Art Center, New York, USA
1982 Transplantation of Russian Spirituality. Visuals Studies Workshop, New York
  Aspekte sowjetscher Kunst der Gegenwart. Neue Galerie-Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany
  The first exhibition of Apt Art. Apt-Art Gallery (N. Alekseev’s apartment), Moscow
1984 Les Russes au present. Le center culturel de la Villedieu, Elancourt, France
1987 Creative atmosphere and art process. The first exhibition of the Vanguard Club. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District on Vostochnaya St., Moscow
  Retrospection of the work of Moscow artists. 1957-1987. The Hermitage Amateur Society, exhibition hall at 100 Profsoyuznaya, Moscow
  Object-1. Exhibition Hall on the street Malaya Gruzinskaya, 28, Moscow
1988 Nowe ruskie. Palac Nauki I kultury, Warsaw
  Sowjetkunst heute. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  Post-Socialist Realism: The New Soviet Reality. St. Mary’s College of Maryland Historic St. Mary's City, Maryland, United States
1989 Expensive art (exhibition of the Avant-Garde Club). Moscow Youth Palace, Moscow
  The Green Show. Exit Art, New York, USA; Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, Canada; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
1990 Towards the facility. Gardeners Gallery (exhibition hall of the Krasnogvardeisky district), Moscow
  Adaptation and Negation of Socialist Realism. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, United States
  In de USSR en Erbuiten. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1990-1991 Another art. Moscow 1956-1976. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow; State Russian Museum, Leningrad
  Between Spring and Summer: Soviet Conceptual Art in the Era of Late Communism. Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma; Institute of contemporary art, Boston; Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, United States
1991 Mani Museum - 40 Moskauer Künstler. Karmeliterkloster, Frankfurt, Germany
  Private lessons. Exhibition Hall "On Solyanka", Moscow
1991-1993 Perspectives of Conceptualism. The University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Honolulu; Clocktower Gallery, P.S.1, New York; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, United States
1992-1993 a Mosca ... a Mosca. Villa Campoleto, Herculaneum; Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1994 Fluchtpunkt Moskau. Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
  An artist instead of a work, or Jump into the Void. Central House of Artists, Moscow
  II Cetinjski Bijenale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1995 Kunst im verborgenen. Nonkonformisten Ruβland 1957-1995. Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein; documenta-Halle, Kassel; Staatliches Lindenau-Museum, Altenburg, Germany; Central Exhibition Hall "Manege", Moscow
  Zeichnungen der Moskauer Szene. Galerie Hohenthal & Littler, Munich, Germany
1995-1996 Plug, Entfernung, Verschwinden. Konzeptuelle Moskauer Kunst. Galerie Hlavniho Mesta Prahy, Prague; Haus am Waldsee, Berlin; Stadtgalerie im Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany
1996 Fluxus: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow. A story without borders. Central House of Artists, Moscow
  KlAva-96. Exhibition Hall of the Proletarsky District in Peresvetovoy per., Moscow
  From GULAG to Glasnost. Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, USA
1997 Collective Actions. Exit Art, New York, USA
  III Cetinjski Bienale. Cetinje, Montenegro
1998 Body and the East. From the 1960s to the Present. Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
1998-1999 Fauna. State Exhibition Hall "New Manege", Moscow; Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw
1999 Book of the artist. 1970-1990s. State Museum of Fine Arts A.S. Pushkin, Moscow
2000 The lovers of Clav. Central House of Artists, Moscow
2001 Fathers and Sons. State Literary Museum, Moscow
  Deep Germany. Exhibition Hall of the Krasnogvardeisky District (“On Kashirka”), Moscow
2002 Actual Russian painting. State Exhibition Hall "New Manege", Moscow
  II international festival of photography "ProVision". Nizhny Novgorod Fair, Nizhny Novgorod
2003-2004 Berlin-Moskau / Moscow-Berlin 1950 - 2000. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; State Historical Museum, Moscow
2004 Esotericum. Tarot cards. Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow
  My Kabakov. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
2004-2005 Warszawa-Moskwa / Moscow-Warsaw. 1900 - 2000. Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw; State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
2005 Comembers. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Russian pop art. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
  Russia! Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2007 Woe from the mind. State Literary Museum, Moscow
2008 Total Enlightenment. Conceptual Art in Moscow 1960-1990. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Fundación Juan March, Madrid
2009 La 53 Biennale di Venezia. Venice, Italy
2010 Handbook. National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  Portraits of second-hand. Stella Art Foundation, Moscow2011
  Snowstorm. Arsenal, Nizhny Novgorod
  Empty Zones. Andrei Monastyrski and Collective Actions. La 54 Biennale di Venezia, Padiglione Russo, Venice, Italy