Chingiz Aitmatov is rather dapper in bronze

The new statue of Chingiz Aitmatov is up in Bishkek’s center. I must say, he’s rather dapper in bronze, although with all due respect to Mr. Aitmatov, he appears unrealistically flat-tummied and muscular. No surprise, I suppose, as Soviet aesthetic principles remain very much in place in Kyrgyzstan…

The new statue of Chingiz Aitmatov is up in Bishkek’s center. I must say, he’s rather dapper in bronze, although with all due respect to Mr. Aitmatov, he appears unrealistically flat-tummied and muscular. No surprise, I suppose, as Soviet aesthetic principles remain very much in place in Kyrgyzstan…

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