A blog detailing the culture, history, geography and nature of the Republic of Karakalpakstan and neighbouring areas on the lower reaches of the Amu Darya River.
Sunday, June 19, 2016
Green Teahouse by Alexander Volkov
The Karakalpak Museum of the Arts, the Savitsky Collection Nukus - The Green Teahouse by Alexander Volkov
From the extraordinary Karakalpak Museum of the Arts in Nukus known as the Savitsky Collection, one of the largest collections of Russian
and Uzbek Avant Garde art in the world. The museum also houses a vast
folk art collection of pile rugs, flat weaves, embroidery, appliqué work,
jewelry and hand-made textiles from Karakalpakstan.