Mikhail Karasik

Born in 1953, Mikhail Karasik is an artist, publisher, curator of numerous exhibitions of book art, as well as the author of books and articles on the history of the Soviet photobook and the Russian avantgarde culture of the early twentieth century. Karasik is one of the leading creators of artists’ booksin Russia and internationally. His works are held in the collections of major museums and libraries including the Russian State Museum, the State Tretyakov Gallery, the Centre Pompidou, the British Library, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Gutenberg-Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Library of Congress, the Getty Research Institute and the Art Institute of Chicago. Karasik lives in Saint Petersburg.