Raoul Tschebull

Josephine Powel show of rural flatweaves by Raoul Tschebull

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Images and article by Raoul Tschebull 29 April 2007At ICOC Eleven, there were several compelling exhibitions with absolute blockbuster content, but my favorite was the comparatively modest Josephine Powell show of rural Anatolian flatweaves and storage bags, plus Josephine’s excellent ethnographic photographs.  Yes, the pieces were wonderful, well conserved, mounted, and lighted, set up in…

ACOR: Exhibition review by Mike Tschebull

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ACOR exhibition review by Raoul Tschebull, May 1st 2006 This exhibition in the hotel at ACOR8 in Boston, 20-23/4/2006, was, for me, the best of the lot, and they were all pretty good. I was charmed by, among other things, the familiar Turkmen pile-woven shapes in other media, the huge variety of color, material, format,…

American Conference on Oriental Rugs – ACOR 7

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by Mike Tschebull April 1, 2004 ACOR 7 took place March 25-28 in Seattle, Washington, USA, centered in the waterfront Bell Harbour Conference Centre. As is common in Seattle, there was usually a fine misty rain, but the scenery was spectacular when we had a bit of sun. Food and drink were good, with Seattle…

The 3rd International Symposium of Azerbaijani Carpets

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Photos and article by Mike Tschebull  The 3rd International Symposium of Azerbaijani Carpets and Applied Art took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, from May 19 through May 21, 2003. Some 33 speakers made presentations, most from Azerbaijan and Turkey, but also from Estonia, Bashkirastan, Iran, Germany, the U.K. and the U.S. Our very gracious hosts were…

ICOC 2003 Impression

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photos and article by Mike Tschebull As I saw it, the Kaitag exhibition at the Omni Hotel was the best of the lot. Kaitag horsemen Kaitag installation The pieces themselves were hung in a harmonious way in a coherent space, they were very compelling textiles to view, they were small enough so that lighting was…