Chat rayé tenan un oiseau, après 1980
Vladimir Igorevich Yakovlev (1934-1998) is a native of Balakha, Nizegoro. He studied in the private studio of Vasily Sitnikov in the 1950s. He became a member of the Moscow City Committee of Graphic Artists in 1976. He took part in exhibitions of the Soviet nonconformist artists. He was interned to the psychological-neurological hostel no. 30 in Moscow in 1983 until he died there in 1998.
In his lifetime his works were already part of solo and group exhibition in Russia and in the European foreign countries. Today, several of his works are in the possession of the big Russian museums as well as Museum Ludwig in Cologne. (tm)