The Plight of the Nukus Museum

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6/1/15 10:00 PM
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6/3/15 4:00 AM
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Nukus Museum director Marinika Babanazarova describes how the future of Savitsky's legacy seems grim as its aging, low-paid staff are poised to retire and government support is in steep decline. Recently, the Uzbek government suddenly designated one of the two museum buildings for demolition, leaving only 48 hours for staff to relocate the works of art on display there.

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