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The researchers noted: “The stylistic innovations of Alexander Volkov continued the traditions of the Russian Post-Cubism that made adjustments in the traditions of the founders of this direction – the French Cubism artists, including Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.
The uniqueness of the Turkestan avantgarde was the fact that it got acquired the experience and achievements of the Russian avantgarde (and the Russian avantgarde, in turn, acquired the European experience) with the artistic experience of the Central Asian traditional culture.
In the 1920s, the formation of the national school of fine arts in Uzbekistan occurred.
Stanisław Poznański’s works created during his trip to Uzbekistan were exhibited in Warsaw in 1970, then travelled to Kraków and other cities across Poland.
Apart from the material culture of Asia and Oceania, the Museum holds works by Polish artists inspired by the region.
In the collection of the Asia and Pacific Museum, in addition to the various metal vessels commonly used in Uzbek homes, there are also other items made of metal, such as the chilim water pipe MAiP 17761, dated to the 2nd half of the 20th century.
In the second half of the 19th century, the custom of drinking tea was widespread in Central Asia.
Some of the copper embossed items were kumgans or vessels for making tea, oftoba and dastshui or washing utensils and others which were considered mandatory in the wedding dowry.
The Asia and Pacific Museum has a representative collection of metal vessels from Central Asia, containing primarily objects from Uzbekistan and Afghanistan.
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