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Title: Re-legitimising painting in Tashkent Uzbekistan after fall of the Soviet Union (1991-2004)
Author: Okada, Kochi
ISNI:       0000 0004 2672 2327
Awarding Body: University of London
Current Institution: Goldsmiths College (University of London)
Date of Award: 2008
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With the Soviet Union's fall, the overarching Soviet institution, the Union of Artists of the USSR, also collapsed. This institution had been solely responsible for the production. consumption and circulation of arts, and for regulating subordinate Republican Unions of s now independent; later, these too, were supplanted by several different institutions and social domains that affected the production and consumption of painting in the post-Soviet era. The newly diffuse means of validating painting provokes the central questions of this dissertation: what are the new criteria for the economic, moral, and social valuation of artists and their work in different contexts, and what do these changes tell us about broader social changes in the city?
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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