News: ikat textiles

  1. The Seventh R.L. Shep Triennial Symposium on Textiles and Dress

    A one-day symposium exploring Central Asian ikat textiles, will be held in conjunction with the current exhibition at LACMA devoted to a generous gift from a leading local collection, that is testament to the near universal appeal of Central Asian silk ikat.

  2. Traded Treasures: Indian Textiles for Global Markets

    Currently on show at The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, ‘Traded Treasure: Indian Textiles for Global Markets’, spans five hundred years of the history of India’s thriving commerce to Southeast Asia, Europe, and Japan, an exhibition that reveals why Indian textiles were in demand the world over. 

  3. Uzbek Silks from the Megalli Collection in Houston

    ‘Colors of the Oasis: Central Asian Ikats’, an unmissable loan exhibition of some fifty dazzling silk robes and panels from the collection of the late Murad Megalli, is now open at the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas until 4 June 2017.

  4. Seth Siegelaub at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

    An extract from an exhibition review by Alan Kennedy of ‘Seth Siegelaub: Beyond Conceptual Art’ at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, 12 December 2015 – 17 April 2017.


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