Exhibition, Kilim As A Metaphore by Seref Ozen

Karapinar Konya 18th C

Selected kilims from The Collection of Brigitta and Ayan Gulgonen The exhibition takes place in Milli Reasurans Art Gallery, Tesvikiye cad. 43-57, Istanbul, from 3 May to 23 June 2006. Weaving is an ancient art form with a history as elaborate and extensive as the textiles themselves; and, fortunately for … read more

ACOR: Exhibition review by Mike Tschebull

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 … read more

Tribal Bags of South Persia – exhibition at ACOR 8

The exhibition of Tribal bags of South Persia included bags and rugs from the collections of Ann Nicholas and Richard Blumenthal and photos from tribal life. Most of the bags where knotted pile and included Afshar, Qashqai, Khamseh and Luri works. Ann and Richard also held an interesting lecture about the topic … read more

Exhibitions at ACOR 8 in Boston 2006

The American Conference on Oriental Rugs, ACOR 8 in Boston, included 12 interesting exhibitions. In the first part of the exhibition reviews I have chosen to show rugs from New England Collects, Gems of Caucasus, the Collection of Gerard Paquin and Baluch rugs from the collection of Mark Hopkins. New … read more