Monday, September 6, 2010

(Social) Realism: Tajikistan Art

Bakhtiyor Odinaev

Artist Stage Manager. Born in Khujand and graduated from Olimov State Art College of Dushanbe in 1974. Since 1976, he is the – costumes designer for “Tajikfilm”, “Belarusfilm” and “Mosfilm” studios. Since 1992, he has been a Lecturer of Olimov State Art College. Since 1987, he is member of the confederation of the USSR cinematography Union and of the USSR Union of Artists. He has participated in national and international exhibitions.

Farruh Negmat-Zadeh (1959)
Born in 1959 in Dushanbe, and graduated from Moscow Art School and from Surikov State Art Institute of Moscow (1983). He is member of the Union of Artists of Tajikistan and has participated in USSR and international exhibitions.

World (Social) Realist Art (Index of Countries)
This blog page is part of an ongoing project by artist and part-time lecturer Caoimhghin Ó Croidheáin ( to explore Realist / Social Realist art from around the world. The term Realism is used in its broadest sense to include 19th century Realism and Naturalism as well as 20th century Impressionism (which after all was following in the path of Courbet and Millet). Social Realism covers art that seeks to examine the living and working conditions of ordinary people (examples include German Expressionism, American Ashcan School and the Mexican Muralists).

Click here for (Social) Realist Art Definitions, World (Social) Realism and Global Solidarity, Art and Politics, Social Realism in history and Country Index.

Suggestions for appropriate artists from around the world welcome to

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