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News: textile art

  1. Indian Textiles:1,000 years of art and design, 22 January 2022

    ‘Indian Textiles:1,000 years of art and design’ opens from 22 January to 6 June 2022 and is accompanied by a limited-edition catalogue which includes essays by leading historians of Indian textiles, including Rosemary Crill, Steven Cohen, Avalon Fotheringham and Sylvia Houghteling and will showcase court weavings, folk embroideries and other fabrics from the 9th – early 20th centuries. In this article Rosemary Crill, editor of the accompanying catalogue, explores the ideas behind the exhibition.

  2. Karun Thakar Scholarships awarded

    Presented by Karun Thakar in collaboration with the V&A and following a challenging review process, the Karun Thakar Scholarships selection committee is awarding funds to three outstanding candidates working on Asian or African textiles and dress.

  3. ‘Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles’

    Glimpses into the enduring history of Asia’s diverse textile traditions are provided by the extraordinary but rarely seen treasures in the exhibition ‘Weaving Splendor: Treasures of Asian Textiles’.

  4. HALI London

    Celebrating 40 years and 200 editions of HALI magazine, HALI London was the first London festival devoted to the art and history of textiles.

  5. The ubiquitous ikat

    We are excited to announce a new feature in the front section of HALI Magazine. ‘The Common Thread’ focuses on different textile types from around the world with a shared theme, either decorative or technical. In our latest issue, HALI 200, we look at ikat weavings.


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