The Art and Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan and the State Tretyakov Gallery signed an agreement to study the collections of the Savitsky State Museum of Art, which aims to establish partnership relations and develop long-term, effective and mutually beneficial cooperation between the parties.
The ceremony of signing the Agreement on studying the collections of the Savitsky State Museum of Art took place within the framework of participation of the Republic of Uzbekistan in the world exhibition EXPO 2020 Dubai.
Signing of this Agreement will also create conditions for expansion of international and interstate cultural ties̆ Fund for Development of Cooperation with international cultural organizations and charitable foundations in the field of culture and art.
Art and Culture Development Foundation under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan was established by the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan on October 16, 2017. The Fund initiates projects aimed at the development of culture, art, literature, theater, music, architecture and choreography in Uzbekistan. It establishes international cultural relations and promotes the cultural potential of the country on the world stage. The foundation’s long-term programs include creating an inclusive and accessible environment at the country’s cultural institutions, renovating museums, developing patronage and training new specialists for museums, theaters and other cultural institutions.
The Tretyakov Gallery is one of the world’s largest collections of Russian art and one of the most visited and beloved museums in the country. Nowadays the Tretyakov Gallery keeps and presents to its viewers the works of painting, graphic arts, sculpture, decorative and applied arts of the XI-XXI centuries. The historic building in Lavrushinsky Lane houses a collection of Russian icon painting. In the halls of 18th – early 20th century art, visitors can see works by famous Russian painters, including Alexander Ivanov, Ilya Repin, Viktor Vasnetsov, Mikhail Vrubel and others.
Novaya Tretyakovka houses the largest collection of works of the Russian avant-garde. It also displays works of socialist realism of 1930s-1950s, “severe style” of 1960s artists, as well as representatives of the “underground” and works of 1980s-2010s.