Nikolai MAKAROV 1952 —
Миколай МАКАРОВ • Николай МАКАРОВ
Nikolai Makarov was born in Moscow in 1952. He received his B.F.A in Foreign Languages from Moscow Institute in 1972. Working as an assistant at the Moscow Film Studio, Makarov began presenting his work at the exhibitions of Moscow underground art. He moved to East Germany in 1975 and studied at Berlin Academy of the Arts, simultaneously studying history at Humbolt University. Makarov studied privately in the studio of Werner Klemke, a well-known magazine and book illustrator. The artist received interim schooling at Vienna Academy of the Arts as well as in the studio of Rudolf Hausner. In 1988, Nikolai Makarov was admitted as a member to Austrian Academy of Fine Arts. He is the founder and the director of The Museum of Silence in Berlin.