The re-opening of the MAK Permanent Collection Carpets took place 8 April 2014 at 19.00 and was very well attended. A selection of over 30 individual objects presented an impressive display of the MAK’s holdings of high-quality carpets with an emphasis on unique examples of 16th and 17th-century Persian, Ottoman and Mamluk carpets.
An antique textile and Asian folk art exhibition ‘Vanishing Cultures’, organized by Jaina Mishra, Wovensouls, took place 7-9 March 2014 at The Arts House in Singapore. Beside tribal Asian textiles from the collection of Jaina Mishra the exhibition also showcased tribal jewelry, folk paintings and fine art photo prints.
Nickle Galleries was warm and vibrant last week as we celebrated the unveiling of a new public art installation and a number of exhibition openings, including Ram Horns and Scorpion Tails: Textiles from Uzbekistan. This exhibition is the first major textile exhibition to be mounted in the new Nickle Galleries.