On 12 December, an opening of the international exhibition “Art on the New Silk Road” took place

Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The event was co-organized by the Foundation for Development of Culture and Art under the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan.

The exhibition is realized within the framework of the project “Blue Container on the New Silk Road” and will operate for ten days in the Gallery of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan.

The country located on the Silk Road is rapidly becoming an international communication platform. Tashkent became the first “stop” of the project on cultural and economic exchange “The Blue Container on the New Silk Road”, the goal of which is to unite people. The Blue Container is a platform for dialogue, along the routes connecting Europe and China.

The organizers of the International Exhibition “Art on the New Silk Road” werethe State Committee of the Republic of Uzbekistan for Tourism Development and the German-Chinese Association of Cultural Exchange in the Field of Art and Design (DCKD, Germany) in cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Foundation for Development of Culture and Art under the Ministry Culture of the Republic of Uzbekistan, the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, and the Gallery of Fine Arts of Uzbekistan.

The exhibition presents the cave painting of Western China Dunhuang, which is listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List, as well as modern ink painting of various Chinese art academies.

Part of the exhibition is devoted to contemporary art: the work of photographers Corina Hertz and Ulrike Möchel. New in the exhibition are the works of an outstanding artist Katharina Sieverding. Uzbekistan presents 60 works by contemporary artists.

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