Document Type : Research Article


1 Lecturer, Uzbekistan State institute of Arts and Culture of Uzbekistan, Tashkent City, Uzbekistan

2 Head of “Beauty aesthetics and Fashion design” department, Yeoju Technical Institute in Tashkent, Tashkent City, Uzbekistan.

3 PhD, lecturer,National institute of Art and Design named after Kamoliddin Behzod, Tashkent City, Uzbekistan


The given article examines one of the insufficiently explored problems of art history of Uzbekistan – The formation of a genre system in local painting at the beginning of the 20th century through the example of portrait. Authors investigate such aspects as formation, specificity of themes and traditions, the historical and cultural situation, nature of artistic processes, its main tendencies as well as the role and influence of cultural traditions.