Exhibitions

April 2012

Vladimir Bakhtov: Etchings

Vladimir Bakhtov (b. 1954): Graduate of the Graphic Arts Faculty of Odessa Pedagogical Institute. From the early years of his artistic career he adopted a Surrealistic approach, evoking in his etchings and oil paintings the old world of ancient myths and pagan rituals seen through the lens of his time. As many other Ukrainian non-conformist artists, Bakhtov draws his inspiration from both his native artistic heritage and Western contemporary art.

For many years he lived near the archaeological site of Olvia - the ruins of the ancient Greek colony, in Crimea. It inspired him to execute a series of prints Tavrian Mysteries (1987) [Vladimir Bakhtov Dream (Series Tavrian Mysteries) II/X signed 1999 etching 66x81cm], Cymmerian Winds (1986) [Vladimir Bakhtov The Birth of the Storm (Series Cymmerian Winds) II/X signed 1999 etching 66x77cm], Ancient Land of Tavria (1991).

The world of mysterious ruins, abundant with the living and populated by ghosts, executed in a surrealistic style seems to be outside living time and to have no reference to the 'real' everyday life of his Soviet compatriots. Recognised by the authorities of the Perestroika period for his talent, Bakhtov exhibited widely in the Ukraine, Russia and the West and his works are in the collections of such museums as the Tretyakov Gallery (Moscow) and the Ukrainian Art Museum (Kiev).
Paintings purchased in monthly exhibitions receive a complimentary 10% discount.


Dream (Series Tavrian Mysteries)
Available

Dream (Series Tavrian Mysteries)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

1999

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 81 cm

£ 2,500.00

End of the Archeological Season (Series Tavrian Mysteries)
Available

End of the Archeological Season (Series Tavrian Mysteries)

(14/70 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 70 cm

£ 2,500.00

Gromorieya River (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Gromorieya River (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 86 cm

£ 2,500.00

Gusts (Series Cymmerian Winds)
Available

Gusts (Series Cymmerian Winds)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 76 cm

£ 2,500.00

Hay-stacking (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Hay-stacking (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 80 cm

£ 2,500.00

Herd in the Grove (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Herd in the Grove (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 80 cm

£ 2,500.00

Laying-in the Rush (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Laying-in the Rush (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 80 cm

£ 2,500.00

Low-tide (Series Tavrian Mysteries)
Available

Low-tide (Series Tavrian Mysteries)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

1999

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 81cm

£ 2,500.00

On the Heels of a Shadow (Series Under the Sign of the Sun)
Available

On the Heels of a Shadow (Series Under the Sign of the Sun)

(12/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 74 cm

£ 2,500.00

Sand-storm (Series Cymmerian Winds)
Available

Sand-storm (Series Cymmerian Winds)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

1999

Works on Paper: Etching

67 x 75 cm

£ 2,500.00

Sheep breeding (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Sheep breeding (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 79 cm

£ 2,500.00

Stronghold (Series Tavrian Mysteries)
Available

Stronghold (Series Tavrian Mysteries)

(14/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 70 cm

£ 2,500.00

Sun at its Peak (Series Under the Sign of the Sun)
Available

Sun at its Peak (Series Under the Sign of the Sun)

(12/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000 +

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 80cm

£ 2,500.00

The Birth of the Storm (Series Cymmerian Winds)
Available

The Birth of the Storm (Series Cymmerian Winds)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

1999

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 77 cm

£ 2,500.00

Vertical Monuments Valley (Series Under the Sign of the Moon)
Available

Vertical Monuments Valley (Series Under the Sign of the Moon)

(15/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 74 cm

£ 2,500.00

Viticulture (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)
Available

Viticulture (Series Ancient Land of Tavria)

(7/50 signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

2000

Works on Paper: Etching

66 x 80 cm

£ 2,500.00

Worm Stone (Series Tavrian Mysteries)
Available

Worm Stone (Series Tavrian Mysteries)

(II/X signed)

Vladimir Bakhtov

Ukrainian

1999

Works on Paper: Etching

65 x 79 cm

£ 2,500.00

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