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Tashkent

By SARA RAZA

Uzbekistan State Museum of Arts building in Tashkent. Photo by Sara Raza for ArtAsiaPacific.

With natural resources and a rich history on the old Silk Road, Uzbekistan in recent years has established itself as an emerging market and a developing art center. Tashkent, the capital, hosts the region’s only international contemporary art biennial, launched in 2001 under the auspices of the Fund Forum, a cultural organization headed by president Islam Karimov’s eldest daughter, Gulnara Karimova. Now in its sixth installment, the Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art is celebrated under…

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