• В.Токарев.At dawn

    At dawn. 1943

    115х100 cm. Oil on canvas. 1985

    The union of artists

  • V.Tokarev.Mayakovskiy

    The poet and the time. Mayakovskiy

    Oil on canvas. 1986-1988

    Private collection

  • V.Tokarev

    The first tractor

    Oil on canvas. 1986-1988

    Private collection

  • V.Tokarev.Selfportrait

    Self-portrait

    60х50 cm. Oil on canvas. 1985

    Odessa Art Museum

  • V.Tokarev.At the summer house

    At the summer house

    Oil on canvas. 1982

    The ministry of culture of USSR

    «One of his last landscape series are modest, at first glance, images of a little garden next to his summer studio. It is located very close to the sea in a place called «Dacha Kovalevskogo».

    M.Lazarev

    Art-critic, member of Russia Academy of Arts, editor-in-chief of «Iskusstvo» magazine.

  • V.Tokarev.An anxious expectation

    An anxious expectation

    100х80 cm. Oil on canvas. 1988

    The union of artists

    «The artist paints a beautiful sunny day in the south...Yet behind its gorgeousness we suddenly sense a shadow of human doubts, disappointments, even anxiety. How can this feeling permiate the image of a fragrant summer? Hard to explain. Maybe this makes us see in Tokarev's landscapes something more than just a meticulous depiction of nature».

    M.Lazarev

    Art-critic, member of Russia Academy of Arts, editor-in-chief of «Iskusstvo» magazine.

  • V.Tokarev.A sunny day

    A sunny day

    92х92 cm. Oil on canvas. 1989

    Private collection

    «Trips to Hurzuf are quite natural for Tokarev. He returns there again and again and we can see that every time he improves his vision and renders crimean motives with yet more precision».

    M.Lazarev

    Art-critic, member of Russia Academy of Arts, editor-in-chief of «Iskusstvo» magazine.

  • V.Tokarev

    The street in old Hurzuf

    84х80 cm. Oil on canvas. 1989

    Odessa Art Museum

    «He paints these quiet streets of Hurzuf, this miniature Mecca of artists as if he wants to deliver to us the recepies of simple human happiness».

    M.Lazarev

    Art-critic, member of Russia Academy of Arts, editor-in-chief of «Iskusstvo» magazine.

  • V.Tokarev

    In the shadow of old stone-pines

    80х75 cm. Oil on canvas. 1980

    Private collection

  • V.Tokarev

    The still-life

    80х75 cm. Oil on canvas. 1980

    The union of artists

  • V.Tokarev

    The still-life

    100х80 cm. Oil on canvas. 1973

    The union of artists

  • V.Tokarev.The portrait of the sculptor Vladimir Mynenko

    The portrait of the sculptor Vladimir Mynenko

    81х65 cm. Oil on canvas. 1989

    The union of artists

    In 1989 Vladimir Mynenko, a sculptor from Kiev, has created the bronze bust of Vyacheslav Tokarev wich is kept in the collection of Odessa art museum now.

  • V.Tokarev.Under the apple tree

    Under the apple tree

    75х75 cm. Oil on canvas. 1989

    Odessa Art Museum

Vyacheslav Tokarev: «An artist should not try to achieve a final solution working on a scetch, in order not to feel restrained. He should be able to unleash his imagination».

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