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88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book
88464 Assouline Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde Coffee table book

Assouline • Uzbekistan: Russian Avant-Garde

Coffee table book

Uzbekistan: Avant-Garde Orientalists.
396 pages, over 350 illustrations.
Linen hardcover.

REF. 88464

W.25,4 x H.3,8 x D.33cm

€105,00

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The Karakalpakstan State Museum of Art named after Igor Savitsky in Nukus, Uzbekistan—also known simply as the Nukus Museum—holds one of the largest collections of Russian avant-garde art in the world, second only to The Russian State Museum in St. Petersburg. This collection would not exist without the titanic efforts of its founder, Igor Savitsky, who collected these artworks himself piece-by-piece, traveling thousands of kilometers back and forth from Moscow to the Uzbek desert to save an art movement. The Russian Avant-Garde was obscured by the totalitarian regime of the early 20th century, banished by censorship policies, and could only persist to exist thanks to collectors such as Savitsky, who, despite the threat of political repression, risked all to safeguard these works of art.

This volume showcases the museum’s impressive Russian Avant-Garde collection, which includes internationally renowned painters such as Lyubov Popova, Ivan Kudryashov and Vera Pestel. It also features work from lesser-known artists who were equally important figures of the movement, such as Pyotr Sokolov, Georgiy Echeistov and Solmon Nikritin; as well as artworks by the Amaravella, a group of Russian cosmists whose artworks explored the group’s surrealistic, creative and imaginative visions of the cosmos.

Founded in Paris in 1994 by Prosper and Martine Assouline, Assouline is the first luxury brand on culture. It began with the desire to create a new, contemporary style of book, using the couple's experienced eye for visually rich stories and compelling narratives.

Guided by their passion for knowledge, culture and travel, the Assoulines have since expanded their vision to 1,700 titles in three main collections, along with special editions and unique library accessories—a grand oeuvre of inspiring creations. Throughout the last quarter of a century, the brand has established a network of international boutiques in prominent locations across the globe.

With a distinguished team of creative talents—which includes the founders' son Alexandre—the brand continues to reinvent the notion of true luxury. Assouline’s roster of collaborators includes some of the world’s most respected brands, artists, photographers, writers and designers.