News: UK textile collections
From 24 March to 14 May 2022, Gallery 1957 in London is presenting a solo show by Kour Pour, a British-Iranian artist who spent considerable time in his father’s carpet shop as a child, memories of which have become a central component in his practice. Exhibition review by Sara Makari-Aghdam. ‘Or was home indeed the… Read more »
This ongoing exhibition showcases twenty-six new acquisitions to The Bowes Museum’s nationally important quilt collection. The exhibition which can also be accessed online is accompanied by a catalogue, and a reprint of the book which accompanied the larger 2000 exhibition ‘North Country Quilts: Legend and Living Tradition’.
Textiles assembled by seven pioneering collectors, active between 1900 and 2018, and drawn from seven public collections in the UK were the focus of the annual exhibition (25 January-19 April 2020) held at Two Temple Place on London’s Embankment.