Famed Russian art ‘at risk’ after Uzbek museum head Marinika Babanazarova fired

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WAAM showed the film “The Desert of Forbidden Art” in March 2014.

A world-renowned collection of avant-garde Russian art housed in a remote museum in Uzbekistan may be at risk after the director was abruptly fired.

Source: Famed Russian art ‘at risk’ after Uzbek museum head Marinika Babanazarova fired

Marinika M. Babanazarova, the ousted leader of the Savitsky Collection in Uzbekistan, in 2011. Credit Gennadi Balitski

Marinika M. Babanazarova, the ousted leader of the Savitsky Collection in Uzbekistan, in 2011. Credit Gennadi Balitski

 

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Sources: ArtDaily

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