News: March 2014

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    Japanese Boro Textile Exhibition at Somerset House, London

    From 2 – 26 April 2014 the East wing galleries at Somerset House, London will host ‘Boro: Threads of Life’, an exhibition of 40 historic layered indigo fabrics collected by antiquarians Gordon Reece and Philippe Boudin over six years.

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    Carpets of the East in Paintings from the West

    A concise exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 11 March – 29 June displays three mid 17th century rugs and three Dutch paintings of the same age that depict the same type of carpets.

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Photographer: John Lamberton

    North American Indian Exhibition, Musée du quai Branly, Paris

    The exhibition ‘Indiens de Plaines’ at the Musée du quai Branly, Paris, from 8th April – 20th July 2014 is an investigation into the Plains Indians of North America, their iconography, the continuum of their artistic expression and their place in the changing cultural imagination.

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    Carpet Diem 2014 – Classical Chinese Carpets

    On Sunday 13 April 2014, the Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde, Maximilianstraße 42, Munich will host ‘Carpet Diem 2014’, a keynote lecture by leading collector and expert on Chinese and East Turkestan weaving Hans König

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    Christie’s Spring Carpet Sale, London, 8 April 2014

    In the past year the structure of the top end of the international specialist rug auction market has seen some radical changes – both in the wake of the triumph of SNY’s single owner Clark Collection sale last summer and the very successful follow-up of Carpets from Distinguished Collections in January 2014, and through the… Read more »

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    TEFAF Maastricht 2014

    The world’s leading art fair, TEFAF Maastricht, is about to begin in the MECC from 14-23 March 2014.

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    HALI to exhibit at Asia Week New York 2014

    With only a few more days till the opening of Asia Week New York, we would like to announce that HALI will be participating in the event at the Bohemian National Hall.


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