News: art

  1. HALI Review: Zeki Muren at David Sorgato

    Milan-based antique carpet dealer David Sorgato curated the exhibition ‘Zeki Müren’s Inspiration’ at the Sartirana Textile Show, 13-16 September 2018, followed by a selling exhibition at his gallery that closed in January 2019. HALI Assistant Editor Rachel Meek reviews David Sorgato’s Milan exhibition in HALI 198.   

  2. An eye for the tigers

    Exclusive rugs designed by contemporary artists take the tiger and traditional tiger rugs as inspiration—and, as Stephanie Douglas explains, aim to support the conservation of these awe-inspiring creatures.

  3. ‘A Collection of Collections’, Sotheby’s London, 6 November

    Sotheby’s London sale on 6 November is led by a group of twenty-three carpets from the Carmen Thyssen-Bornemisza collection in Madrid. The consignment includes a handful of classical Ushak, Esfahan and Caucasian rugs and fragments, as well as some particularly good Chinese and East Turkestan rugs.

  4. ‘Under the Night Sky’, Albertz Benda & Friedman Benda, New York

    Spanning the spaces of Friedman Benda and Albertz Benda in New York, ‘Under the Night Sky’ will run until 15 December 2018. The show explores the numerous ways in which the frontier of the night sky influences the human psyche and continues to hold artists in its grip. 


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