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In late September 2017, the great and good of the Islamic art world gathered in Toronto for a programme of events to celebrate the opening of the exhibition ‘Arts of the East’ at the Aga Khan Museum, featuring loans from the Bruschettini Collection.
For the last few years, the largest number of firms exhibiting carpets and tapestries at a fair in Italy has been the annual exhibition held at Sartirana. Half a century ago, things were very different. The most important art and antiques fair in the world, bringing together many carpet galleries, was the Biennale Internazionale dell’Antiquariato in Florence.
In addition to a handful of excellent textiles, Christie’s autumn ‘Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds‘ at King Street on Thursday 26 October 2017 has a separate section at the end of the sale of oriental rugs and carpets that contains a good number of top quality, antique collectable and high end decorative pieces. For an… Read more »