Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

Born in Slivovo in 1954, Ohrid, Macedonia. Graduated from the Faculty of Architecture University „St. Cyril & Methodius” Skopje.
Lives and works in Skopje, North Macedonia

Selected Solo Shows

  • 2021 “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, NI Cultural Center “ASNOM”
    Gostivar, N. Macedonia
  • “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, City Museum Kriva Palanka,
    N. Macedonia
  • “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, NI Museum Stip – Bezisten, N.
    Macedonia
  • “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, NI Museum Veles, N. Macedonia
  • “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, NI Museum – Memorial House
    “Braka Miladinovci” Struga, N. Macedonia

 

2020:

  • MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, NI Museum Strumica, N.
    Macedonia
  • “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – 50 Years of Artistic Production”, National Gallery of N. Macedonia
    – Multimedia Center “Mala Stanica” (catalog)
  • “Form III – Production 2020” Skopje, N. Macedonia, OSTEN Gallery, (catalog)
  • “Leonardo’s Circles II-III-IV” OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • “MICKO – Drawings & Prints” OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)

2019:

  • Live painting performance and exhibition (in the frame of the festival “Abstraction in the
    Avantgarde) Contemporary Cultural Center “Sergey Kuryokhin St. Petersburg, Russia (catalog)
  • “Unexpected Dialog – Picasso | ceramics & Jankulovski | paintings” Art Thessaloniki #4,
    Helexpo Thessaloniki, Greece (catalog)
  • “Forms in Black” Febo e Dafne Gallery Turin, Italy, (catalog)
  • “Forms in Black” NI Cultural Center “Marko Cepenkov” Prilep, N. Macedonia, (catalog)
  • “Forms in Black” City Gallery Kumanovo, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • “Forms in Black” NI Museum “Robevci’s House” Ohrid, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • “Transcoded Structures – Before and After the Media in Abstraction (with O. Tobreluts,
    Russia) OSTEN Pavilion Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi Venice, Italy (catalog)
  • Museum of the City of Skopje, Skopje, N. Macedonia
  • OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia

2018:

  • “Forms in Black” Lola Nokolaou Gallery Thessaloniki, Greece (catalog)
  • “Form II” OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia

2017 :

  • “Forms” Archivi della Misericordia Venice, Italy (catalog)
  • “Forms of Venice”, Fallani Arts Studio Venice, Italy

 

2016:

  • “Forms” “Graffit” Gallery Varna, Bulgaria, (catalog)

2015 :

  • “Forms – paintings” OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia

2014:

  • “Satirical paintings on glass”, OSTEN Gallery Skopje, N. Macedonia

1996:

  • Museum of the City of Skopje, Skopje, N. Macedonia, (catalog)

1995:

  • DLUM (Association of Visual Artists of Macedonia) Salon Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)

1992:

  • “Art Gallery” Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

1991:

  • Youth Center „Boro and Ramiz“ Pristina, Kosovo
  • ”Sala Baldini” Rome, Italy
  • National Museum – Memorial House “Braka Miladinovski” (with K. Pelegrini, Italy) Struga,
    N. Macedonia

1990:

  • ”Red Gallery“ Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina (catalog)
  • Devlet Resim Heykel Muzesi Ankara, Turkey (catalog)

1989:

  • Yugoslav Cultural Center Paris, France
  • Central Cultural Center Sofia, Bulgaria
  • National Museum – Memorial House “Braka Miladinovski” Struga, N. Macedonia
  • Cultural Center „Gligor Prlicev“ Ohrid, N. Macedonia (catalog)

1988:

  • ”Zaferler galerisi” (with J. Generalic, Croatia) Ankara, Turkey (catalog)

1986:

  • ”IC Gallery” Ljubljana, Slovenia

1985:

  • Center of Culture and Information Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • Center of Culture and Information Zagreb, Croatia (catalog)

1976:

  • Center of Construction Workers, Skopje,N. Macedonia

1975:

  • Cultural Center „Gligor Prlicev“ Ohrid, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • Youth Cultural Center „25th May“ Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)

Selected Group Shows

2021:

  •  OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje – Awarded Artists & Finalists, National Gallery of North
    Macedonia – Multimedia Center “Mala Stanica” (catalog)

2020:

  • “From the Collection of OSTEN Museum of Drawing III – paintings and drawings”, Osten
    Gallery, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • “From the Collection of OSTEN Museum of Drawing II – paintings, drawings, prints”, Osten
    Gallery, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • “From the Collection of OSTEN Museum of Drawing I – paintings, drawings, prints”, Osten
    Gallery, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • “Gallery Depot”, Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • “Art & Teatre”, Epidaurus Theatre, Greece (catalog)
  • “Paintings, Drawings & Prints from the Collection of OSTEN Museum of Drawing” (catalog)
  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje – Selected Artists, National Gallery of N. Macedonia –
    Chifte Hammam
  • OSTEN Biennial of Awarded Artists, National Gallery of N. Macedonia – Chifte Hammam

2019

  • “Abstraction in Avant-garde”, Contemporary Art Center “Sergey Kuryokhin”, St. Petersburg,
    Russia (catalog)
  • XII Florence, Italy, Florence Biennale, Fortezza da Basso (catalog)
  • VII International Print Biennial Guanlan 2019, China (catalog)
  • II International Print Biennial Yerevan 2019, Armenia (catalog)

2018:

  • XIV International Biennial of Miniature Art, Gornji Milanovac, Serbia (catalog)
  • International Print Triennial Krakow, Poland (catalog)
  • I International Biennale Larnaca, Cyprus (catalog)
  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)

2017:

  • XIX International Print Biennial, Varna, Bulgaria (catalog)
  • OSTEN Biennial of Awarded Artists, N.  Macedonia (catalog)
  • XI Biennale of Contemporary Art Florence, Italy (catalog)
  • IV International Biennial GRAPHIUM, Timisoara, Romania (catalog)
  • VI International Biennial “Miniart – the art of miniature”, Ruse, Bulgaria

2016:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje, N. Macedonia (catalog)
  • “Balkan Roads”, “Graffit” Gallery Varna, Bulgaria (catalog)

2015:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Awarded Artists, Macedonia (catalog)

2014:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje, Macedonia (catalog)

2013:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Awarded Artists, Macedonia (catalog)

2012:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje, Macedonia (catalog)

2010:

  • OSTEN Biennial of Drawing Skopje, Macedonia (catalog)

 

Filmography

1978:

  • “Difficult Things”, animation film, 3 min.

1985-2005 :

  • Author and director of documentary movie series for art and culture in a production of MTV (Macedonian National TV):
    “Self-taught Artists in Macedonia” (series of ten TV portraits of artists)
    “Self-taught Artists in Yugoslavia” (series of ten TV portraits of artists)
    “Archeology in Macedonia” (two documentary movies)
    “Film Youth Forum” (series of twelve documentary movies)

Works in Collections

  • Kuryokhin Contemporary Art Centar, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Ural Vision Foundation, Yekaterinburg, Russia / Budapest, Hungary
  • Museum “Robevci House” Ohrid, N. Macedonia
  • KulturDialog Armenien, Yerevan
  • China Printmaking Museum, Guanlan
  • Graphium, Timisoara, Romania
  • Municipal Gallery Larnaca, Larnaca, Cyprus,
  • Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece,
  • Municipal Gallery Varna, Varna, Bulgaria.
  • OSTEN Museum of Drawing, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • St. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, North Macedonia
  • Boro and Ramiz Youth Center, Pristina, Kosovo
  • Devlet Resim Heykel Muzesi, Ankara, Turkey

Awards

2020 :

  • Rembrandt Award for Excellence in Art by WAVA (World Association of Visual Arts)

2019:

  • El Greco Award for Best Artist, Art Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Lorenzo Il Magnifico Special Award by the President for Lifetime Achievement, Florence Biennale, Italy

2018:

  • Artist of the World, Larnaca Biennial, Cyprus

2017:

  • Gran Prix, 19th International Print Biennial Varna, Bulgaria
  • Nomination by the Jury, IV International Biennial GRAPHIUM, Timisoara, Romania

2016:

  • The Best Exhibition of the Year in Varna, Bulgaria (“Forms” by Mice Jankulovski)

2012:

  • Honorary Plaque by the Ministry of Culture of Bulgaria

1997:

  • Gran Prix, World Gallery of Cartoons Skopje

1987:

  • Third Award, Association of Cartoonists of Macedonia

1985:

  • First Award, Association of Cartoonists of Macedonia
  • Special Award, World Gallery of Cartoons, Skopje
  • 13th November Award, City of Skopje
  • Charter of Fine Arts, Award by the Arbitrary Community of the Republic of N. Macedonia

1982:

  • First Award, Yugoslav Alliance for Environmental Protection and Improvement

1981:

  • Our Achievements, Award by RK SSOJ

1979:

  • Special Award, World Gallery of Cartoons, Skopje Associations and organizations
  • FMM – Film Youth of Macedonia (founder and president)
  • ZKM – Association of Cartoonists of Macedonia (founding member and actual President)
  • FECO – The International Federation of Cartoonist Organizations (founding member)
  • DLUM – Association of Visual Artists of Macedonia (member)
  • OSTEN – Biennial of Drawing / Museum of Drawing (founder)

Selected Bibliography

2020:

  • Texts in the monograph book “MICKO Mice Jankulovski – paintings”: “Mice Jankulovski: Form III – In the Interspace of Forms, Unveiling an Illusion about Absolute Darkness”, Vladimir Jancevski, art historian, N. Macedonia; “Mice Jankulovski: Forms in a Realm of Aesthetic Memory”: Dr. Melanie Zefferino, art historian and curator, Italy; “Black is the Colour of Drama”: Prof. Manos Stefanidis, art critic, curator and writer, Greece; “The Fundamentality in
    Mice Jankulovski’s Black”: Maty Grunberg, artist, Israel; “A Light Painting on a Colorless Field”: Olga Tobreluts, artist, Russia; “Essay on Black – To Shine with Darkness”: Milan Jazbec, Ambassador of Slovenia to North Macedonia, professor of diplomacy, writer and poet; “Where Light Becomes the Topic – Changing Painterly Surfaces”: Zsolt Petranyi, PhD, art historian and curator, Hungary; “The True Mediality in Jankulovski’s Black Surfaces”: Alexandr Borovsky, art historian, curator, art critic, Russia.

2019:

  • Prof. Manos Stefanidis: “Unespected Dialog – Picasso & Jankulovski” (text in publication) Zsolt Petranyi, PhD: “Transcoded Structures – Before and After the Media in Abstraction” (text in catalog); Prof. Manos Stefanidis: “Black is the Color of Drama” (text in catalog), “Transcoded Structures”, OSTEN Pavilion, Palazzo Ca’Zanardi, Venice, Italy.

2018:

  • Dr. Melanie Zefferino: “Mice Jankulovski – Forms in a Realm of Aesthetic Memory” (text in catalog), “Forms in Black” Lola Nikolaou Gallery, Thessaloniki, Greece, www.culturenow.gr, www.independent.gr, www.floroieikastikoi.blogspot.com

2017

  • Maja Cankulovska: “On the Forms by Mice Jankulovski”, (text in catalog), Archivi della Misericordia, Venice, Enzo Di Martino: “Il Gazzettino” Venice, “Jankulovski, the Clash between White and Black” (originally in Italian), Sonja Abadzieva: “Visual Arts in Macedonia –XX Century, Book 2.: Multimedia Art” (Mice Jankulovski, pg. 66-69), Osten, Skopje, N. Macedonia

2016:

  • Denitsa Yaneva, PhD, “The Forms by Mice Jankulovski”, (text in catalog), Graffit Gallery, Varna, Bulgaria

2014:

  • Tamara Arsovska: “Chronical Memories” (pg. 302-310), PANILI, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1994:

  • Vladimir Velickovski: “Macedonian Cartoon” (pg. 207; 230), NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Trajan Martinovski: “The Painting on Glass by Mice Jankulovski” (pg. 183-195), DIALOG – MAGAZINE FOR THE SOCIETY THEORY AND CRITICS, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1992:

  • R.: “Exhibition by Mice Jankulovski in Blagoevgrad”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1991:

  • R.:“Exhibition by Mice Jankulovski”, Rovel Gallery, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia;
    R.:“Jankulovski and Pelegrini exhibit together”, VECER, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1990:

  • G. Ristovski, N. Cvetanovski: “Exhibition of Portraits by Mice Jankulovski”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Dz.P.: “Exhibition by Ciuha and Jankulovski”, VECER, Skopje, N.  Macedonia

1989:

  • S.G.: “Exhibition by Mice Jankulovski”, Cultural Center “Braka Miladinovci”, Struga, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Zoran Kostov: “Provocation – Shot in a Blanc”, Mice Jankulovski, VECER, Skopje, N. Macedonia; S.G.: “Exhibition by Vasilevski and Jankulovski in Sofija”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1988

  • S.G.: “Solo Exhibition by Jankulovski and Generalic”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1987:

  • S.G.: “Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N.  Macedonia

1986:

  • Ljuben Paunoski, “Esthetic Art in the Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski” (text in catalog), National Museum, Struga, Macedonia; C.Z.: “Exhibition of Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, VECER, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1985:

  • V.K.: “Exhibition of Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, Center for Culture and Information, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; D.C.: “Against Tenanting in Culture” Mice Jankulovski, Third solo exhibition in Skopje, EKRAN, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Paskal Lilevski: “Penetration into
    Contemporary” (Exhibition by Mice Jankulovski), VECER, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Vasil Tocinovski: “Art-esthetic Reach, towards the exhibition of cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, Center for Culture and Information in Skopje, EKRAN, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Vladimir Velickovski: “A Theme with Universal Marks, Towards the exhibition of cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”,Center for Culture and Information in Skopje, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; D. Kondovski, V. Jocic, M. Jankulovski: “Awarded”, XVII World Gallery of Cartoons, VECER, Skopje,  N. Macedonia; D.P.: “The Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia; V.S.: “The Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, VECER, Skopje, Macedonia; Msc. Metodi Petrovski: Mice Jankulovski (text in catalog), The Workers House, Strumica, N. Macedonia; R.: Awarded “13 Noemvri Awards”, (Mice Jankulovski), VECER, Skopje, N. Macedonia; Dz. Popovski: “There are ‘Sweet Themes’”, Meeting with the artist Mice Jankulovski, the winner of the “13 Noemvri Award”, VECER, Skopje,
    N. Macedonia; M.T.: “Exhibition of Cartoons by Mice Jankulovski”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1984:

  • Lj.P.: “First Award for Mice Jankulovski”, NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1983:

  • Ratka Cetkovic: “Multistructural Perception of the Problem” (S. Bozinovska, M. Jankulovski, R. Dandarov), POBJEDA, Titograd, Montenegro; S.G.:, “Exhibition of Cartoons” (M. Jankulovski, R. Dandarov), NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1982:

  • S.G.: “Cartoon and Short Story Awards Announced” (D. Cudo, M. Jankulovski), NOVA MAKEDONIJA, Skopje,  N. Macedonia

1980:

  • Krste Jovanovski: “Notes from One Trip”, Mice Jankulovski – Exhibition of Cartoons, STUDENTSKI ZBOR, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1979:

  • R.: “А Smile through Тears” (Mice Jankulovski), VECER, Skopje,  N. Macedonia

1979:

  • Gorgija Najdovski, “Ten Years of Silent Creation – Mice Jankulovski” (text in catalog)Gorgija Najdovski, “Interview with Mice Jankulovski”, TRUDBENIK, Skopje Ranko Munitic, “Cinematography Animation in Yugoslavia”, University of Arts in Belgrade Belgrade, (About: Petar Gligorov, Darko Markovic, Boro Pejcinov, Delco Mihajlov , Mice Jankulovski)

1978:

  • “А Smile through Тears”, book of cartoons by Mice Jankulovski, STUDENTSKI ZBOR, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1977

  • Naume Radiceski, “In a Quest for the Form”, STUDENTSKI ZBOR, Skopje, N. Macedonia

1975

  • Vladimir Georgievski, “Forms”, text in catalog of the exhibition at the Youth Cultural Center, Skopje, N. Macedonia
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Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

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170 X 113 cm

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170 X 113 cm

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125 X 70 cm

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195 x 130 cm

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    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    228

    Acrylic on canvas

    170 X 113 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    229

    Acrylic on canvas

    170 X 113 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    231

    Acrylic on canvas

    100 X 70 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    230

    Acrylic on canvas

    100 X 70 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    226

    Acrylic on canvas

    50 x 70 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    225

    Acrylic on canvas

    50 x 70 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    232

    Acrylic on canvas

    125 X 70 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    215 III

    Acrylic on canvas

    195 x 130 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    215 II

    Acrylic on canvas

    195 x 130 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    215 I

    Acrylic on canvas

    195 x 130 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    227

    Acrylic on canvas

    170 X 113 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    218

    Acrylic on canvas

    100 x 70 cm

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    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    219

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    100 x 70 cm

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    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

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    100 x 70 cm

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    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    217

    Acrylic on canvas

    100 x 70 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    222

    Acrylic on canvas

    80 x 80 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    221

    Acrylic on canvas

    80 x 80 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    220

    Acrylic on canvas

    80 x 80 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    224

    Acrylic on canvas

    70 x 50 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    223

    Acrylic on canvas

    70 x 50 cm

    2021

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    233 I

    Acrylic on canvas

    49 x 49 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    233 III

    Acrylic on canvas

    49 x 49 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    233 II

    Acrylic on canvas

    49 x 49 cm

    2022

    Mice Jankulovski | Praise to the Black

    233 IV

    Acrylic on canvas

    49 x 49 cm

    2022