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Mikhail Karasik

About the Artist

Michael Karasik is a Russian painter and writer.

Education:

He graduated from art-graphic faculty of Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute named after Herzen. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia.

Karasik is the initiator, ideologist, and popularizer of the genre " artist's book " in Russia. He... Read More

Mikhail Karasik

Michael Karasik is a Russian painter and writer.

Education:

He graduated from art-graphic faculty of Leningrad State Pedagogical Institute named after Herzen. Member of the Union of Artists of Russia.

Karasik is the initiator, ideologist, and popularizer of the genre " artist's book " in Russia. He publishes books and catalogs on "artist's book" and the Russian avant-garde culture of the early twentieth century, organizes numerous exhibitions, writes articles on " artist's book " and contemporary art. Mikhail is the author of more than 80 "artist's books " – he created his first book in the late 1980s. He works with the technique of lithography.


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2011 Bibliotheca Wittockiana, Brussels, Belgium

2010 Museum Het Valkhof, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

2010 Art Institute of Chicago, The Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, Chicago, USA

2009 New World of Art Exhibition Center, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2007 Anna Nova Art Gallery, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2004 Museum of Fine Arts, Yekaterinburg, Russia

2003 State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

2001 Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

1999 The Art Institute of Chicago, the Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, Chicago, USA

1998 Sachsische Landesbibliothek. Staats- und Universitatsbibliothek Dresden, Germany

1997 The Scientific Library of the Hermitage, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1995 Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, Saint Petersburg, Russia

1994 Cabinet des estampes du Musee d'art et d'histoire, Geneve, Switzerland

1993 Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz, Germany

1993 Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia

1992 Union Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1990 Fyodor Dostoyevsky Memorial Museum, Leningrad, Russia


Selected Public and Private Collections:

Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow, Russia

State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia

State Museum of the Art of Oriental Peoples, Moscow, Russia

Russian State Library, Moscow, Russia

State Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Russian National Library, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Anna Akhmatova Museum at the Fountain House, Saint Petersburg, Russia

State Museum of the History of Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Yaroslavl Art Museum, Yaroslavl, Russia;

Musee National d'Art Moderne / Centre Pompidou, Paris, France;

Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France

Centre du Livre d'Artiste Pays-Paysage, St-Yrieix-la-Perche, France

Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Munchen, Germany

Deutsches Buch- und Schriftmuseum der Deutschen Bucherei. Die Deutsche Biblio­thek, Leipzig, Germany

Gutenberg-Museum, Mainz, Germany

Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbuttel, Germany

Klingspor-Museum der Stadt Offenbach. Internationale moderne Buch- und Schrift­kunst, Offenbach am Main, Germany

Kupferstich-Kabinett. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany

Kunstbibliothek der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, Great Britain

British Library, London, Great Britain

Tate Gallery Library, London, Great Britain

National Jewish Library, Jerusalem, Israel

Cabinet des estampes du Musee d'art et d'histoire, Geneve, Switzerland

MoMA. The Museum of Modern Art Library. New York, New York, USA

New York Public Library, New York, New York, USA

Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA

Art Institute of Chicago. The Ryerson and Burnham Libraries, Chicago, IL, USA

John Flasch Artists' Book Collection / Joan M. Flaxman Library. The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

The Newberry Library, Chicago, IL, USA

Arts of the Book Collection Yale University Library, New Haven, CT, USA

Smith College, Northampton, MA, USA

The Center for Russian Culture at Amherst College, Amherst, MA, USA

Rhode Island School of Design Library, Providence, RI, USA

Fine Arts Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA

Archives & Rare Book Department University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning Library University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA

Kohler Art Library, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA

The University of Iowa Library, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

Library of the Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Cecil H. Green Library, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, CA, USA

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