Tatyana Yushmanova lives and works in Moscow, but she looks for inspiration in the place where she had spent her childhood - a remote village in the Yaroslavl Region. Notwithstanding that she was born in the family where everybody
were mathematicians and physicists, she graduated from the Moscow Academic School of Art and the Russian Academy of Painting, Sculpture and Architecture. Mainly she paints landscapes of Russian nature and portraits.
"The Uzbek Case" is a famous criminal case about misappropriations, baksheeshes and misuse of public funds in the Uzbek Soviet Socialist Republic in 1970s-1980s. The case greatly stirred among the public, and it was no wonder -
more than 800 criminal cases were launched against more than 4000 people. They all were convicted on different criminal articles and sentenced to prison with total confiscation of property, particularly the loot.