Exhibition: Old Patterns, New Order

GW Textile Museum - Old-Patterns-Carpet-Weavers

Exhibition dates: 10 October 2015 – 29 May 2016

Under Soviet political rule, artists across Central Asia created images that both embraced modernity and idealised the past. This exhibition examines the socialist realist art movement in Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and other areas of Central Asia, pairing twentieth-century paintings with examples of the traditional textiles they depict.

For more information, visit the website of the Textile Museum, Washington DC.


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