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Central Asia in Art: From Soviet Orientalism to the New Republics

 Author: Aliya Abykayeva-Tiesenhausen  Category: Central Asia, Culture, History, Identity, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan  Publisher: IB Tauris  Publication Date: 2016  Language: English

Abykayeva-Tiesenhausen re-evaluates the imperial project of the Soviet state, placing the Orientalist undercurrent found within art and propaganda production in the USSR alongside the creation of new art forms in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan.