22 December 2017 - 22 February 2018, Vostochny Bank and "Arka" Gallery, Vladivostok, Russia
Personal exhibition "Step towards".
Vostochny Bank and "Arka" Gallery, Vladivostok, Russia
“The artist’s paintings
are characterized by complex color harmonies, and the engineering basis given
by the architectural education helps him to polyphonically build them in each
individual work. It is she who allows the author to avoid inexpressiveness,
amorphous components of compositional, rhythmic and pictorial language.
From the point
of view of emotional coloring, Yakovlev’s painting is manifold: in some works,
expression prevails (“Equivalent”; “Up”; “Citizens”), sometimes a romantic or
lyrical component is introduced into expressionism, and an amazing combination
of expressionist sharpness and lyrical contemplation is born (“Behind the
Natalya Levdanskaya, Ph.D. in art, deputy director of the Primorsky State Art Gallery