HALI Issues & Bookshop

  1. Autumn 2015
    Issue 185

    'The Fabric of India' at the V&A
    Little known rugs in the MAA Budapest
    Textiles of rural Tunisia
    'Art in the Age of Spices' in Adelaide
    Nomadic felt traditions
    Anahita - Arts of Asia opens in Berlin
    and much more!

  2. Summer 2015
    Issue 184

    Japanese meisen kimono
    The George Hewitt Myers Collection
    Kuba skirts at the Neuberger Museum
    Oliver Hoare's 'Every object tells a story'
    Views from Iran
    and much more!

  3. Spring 2015
    Issue 183

    Inside Japan’s Miho Museum
    The champion of chintz
    Turkmen rug collector Kurt Munkacsi
    The Indictor collection of Islamic velvets
    The return of HALI to Olympia
    and much more!

  4. Winter 2014
    Issue 182

    The Textile Museum reopening March 2015
    Baluchar saris from Bengal in Mumbai
    Neiriz kelims in Halle, Germany
    Embroidered thangka fetches US$45 million
    Interview with Richard Tuttle
    AND much more!

  5. Autumn 2014
    Issue 181

    Japan’s Fukuoka Art Museum
    Iban Dayak textiles
    The ‘cache-sexes’ of the Kirdi in Cameroon
    Tibetan rugs
    Middle Amu Darya prayer rugs
    AND much much more!

  6. Summer 2014
    Issue 180

    Read this issue of HALI for FREE - see below for details.

    A look at the Wher Collection, one of the world’s best private collection of carpets and textiles, the new Carpet Hall at the MAK, Vienna and Crosby's Ersari donation to the Ashmolean. We analyse a Nazca feather ‘apron’, look at the new space for Islamic art in Springfield, Massachusetts and highlights from a Bolivian Balandrán poncho collection.

    Also featured: A Bamileke beadwork leopard skin, tribal art fairs, Native American art, the Sakıp Sabancı Museum, Istanbul, Japanese Indigo in London, Karun Thakar and Turkmen embroidered asmalyks.

  7. Spring 2014
    Issue 179

    This season features vanishing textile crafts in Iran, appliquéd Egyptian tents which have received little attention in the past, perak headdresses from north India used to ward off evil and the return of the gabbeh from Zollanvari. Michael Franses returns to HALI along with a report on the Darius of the Universe Carpet, and his brother Simon reviews a Fontainebleau Tapestry at the Palazzo Strozzi, Florence.

    Also featured: HALI's UK tour, reopeing of the MAK, Olympia Fair, Oxford's Pitt Rivers Museum, colourful Tibetan aprons, Ben Evans reports form Armenia, exhibition reviews from Zurich, Bangkok and London and Sotheby’s New York 31 January 2014 carpet sale.

  8. Winter 2013
    Issue 178

    The HALI UK tour is announced and recorded values in textiles are explored. The Dijon Museum opens as Galerie Neiriz, Berlin closes it's doors. Features on the new Vakiflar Carpet Museum reopening in Istanbul, Walter B. Denny looks into the history of the impressive collection, an exhibition of Moroccan Berber carpets in Munich, and the Borneo textile collection of Heribert Amann.

    Frieze Masters and the San Fransisco Antique Rug and Textile Show are reviewed, while APG covers the Vanderbilt star lattice carpet sold at Christie's London and the Star Ushak carpet sold at the Austria Auction Company's inaugural sale.

  9. Autumn 2013
    Issue 177

    Exhibitions in Denver and New York help reaffirm the value of textiles as bearers of cultural significance. We look at the Cleveland Museum's Islamic textiles; SF Tribal Art; Parcours des Mondes; the R. L. Shep Award. Discover more about El Anatsui, Turkmen culture, Zaleski, the Musée Guimet and the ‘Holbein’ rug. Discover why our front cover feature of the Vanderbilt star-lattice carpet has broken saleroom records.

    Also featured are rattan mats from Borneo, South American weaving problems, the Abegg Collection in Riggisberg, Quai Branly, Koos de Jong’s Dragon and Horse: Saddle Rugs and a feature on the upward trends of suzanis.

  10. Summer 2013
    Issue 176

    Ben Evans gives a taste of HALI's tour to Romania, interview with ikat collector Pip Rau, new Austrian auction house is launched, the Royal Textile Museum in Thailand, Interwoven Globe at the Met, Zaleski's suzani collection, the secrets of the Wari culture come to life and 99 Islamic works from 9th-19th century on show in Moscow.

    Also featuring the sale of the century from Sotheby's New York, exhibition review from the Met, book review on Southeast Asian textiles and APG from New York, Boston, Wiesbaden, Stuttgart and London.

The latest news direct to your e-mail inbox