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.
San Francisco Bay Area Rug Society and Peter Pap Oriental Rugs has arranged a workshop on Tuduc Rugs. This workshop will take place Saturday 11 February 2012, 11.30 am at 470 Jackson Street in San Francisco. Stefano Ionescu will talk on Tuduc forgeries in European and American collections, presenting about 80 slides on significant facts about Tuduc and his rugs.
A book about Tuduc fakes edited and written by Stefano Ionescu has just been published. The book is entitled “Handbook of Fakes by Tuduc” and includes 76 images of Tuduc fakes and images of authentic examples used as models for Tuduc. Stefano Ionescu’s handbook presents a framework for identifying suspect carpets which involves examination … Read more