Nikita Makarov - JM Art Management

Nikita Makarov

Makarov is attracted to the discreet beauty of the world – not the wild scenery, but a lived-in space, where urban culture permeates nature. His landscapes, whether a deserted European beach subsumed in the evening twilight or a snowy Russian city, resembling fairy-tale decorations, give an impression of strange, slightly delusory mise-en-scènes, frontier areas between a dream and everyday reality. In these pictures – seemingly calm, serene, and withdrawn from the contradictions of modern life – the artist holds an absorbing dialogue with the past.

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