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The Karakalpakstan Art Museum, founded in 1966, is home to a collection of ancient and modern art accumulated by Igor Savitsky during the 1960s and 70s. Savitsky was an artist from Moscow who spent years conducting ethnographic research in Karakalpakstan. His collection (comprising more than 80,000 objects) includes ancient art pieces from the third century B.C. and avant garde Uzbek creations from the 1930s.
Last updated: November 1998
A print version of much of the information contained in this Central Asian Third Sector Organizations section can be found in Civil Society in Central Asia (Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1999).