New books



Husayn Voiz Koshifiy.  Aloqi Muhsiniy Husayn Voiz Koshifiy. Aloqi Muhsiniy
Tashkent, 2010

The book presents the heritage of the great thinker and scholar of Middle Ages. It contains valuable thought and describes the specificity of eastern etiquette and behaviour. The book has 40 chapters covering issues of equity, tolerance, purity of mind, and truthfulness. It is dedicated to Abulmuhsin, the son of Sultan Husain Mirza.
"Aloqi Muhsiniy" is a masterpiece of Herat publishing, therefore, part of the book is a facsimile.

In Uzbek language.


Ijodimiz haqida gapirsak
Ijodimiz haqida gapirsak
Artists About Their Work
The Fifth Issue
Tashkent, 2009

The next issue of a series of albums has provided its pages to the Uzbekistan artists who tell us about their career in art and share their thoughts about it. For instance, J. Gaipov who represents carvers' dynasty in the seventh generation remarked: "My goal is to take Uzbek traditional wood carving from a professional trade to high art". "Sublime love, fidelity in love and desire for true love are the essence of my art", says A. Nur.

In Uzbek and Russian languages.


The Annotated Catalog of Feature Films of Uzbekistan The Annotated Catalog of Feature Films of Uzbekistan (1925-2008)
Tashkent, 2009

This is a comprehensive annotated directory on the history of cinematography in Uzbekistan, covering all periods of its development: from the origins of Uzbek cinema till 1990; it tells about films created during independence, between 1991 and 2008. Starting from 1965 the catalogue also features cinematographic material on the history of animated cartoons in Uzbekistan.

In Russian language.


Surayo Alieva.  Glazed Ceramics of Uzbekistan in the 9th to early 21st cc.
Surayo Alieva. Glazed Ceramics of Uzbekistan in the 9th to early 21st cc.
Tashkent, 2009

The book is dedicated to the history and evolution of glazed ceramics - one of the most common traditional applied arts in Uzbekistan. For the first time, the work studies development milestones, manufacturing centres, technology-related matters, and the evolution of shapes, style and ornamentation specificities of glazed ceramics in Uzbekistan.

In Russian language.



Sufistic Traditions in the Art of the 15th-17th Centuries Maverannahr Mavlyuda Yusupova, Zuhra Rakhimova, Okilhon Ibragimov.
Sufistic Traditions in the Art of the 15th-17th Centuries Maverannahr. Architecture, Miniature, Music
Tashkent, 2010

The monograph comprehensively covers the development of architecture, book miniature and music of Maverannahr in the 15th-17th centuries in the context of ideas, symbols and some other Sufistic traditions, which were particularly influential for the content, structure and semantics of art during that period.

In Russian language.


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