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  1. Asian Art in London

    The annual celebration of Asian art taking place in the British capital, 1-10 November, has much to offer in terms of textiles.

  2. ‘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.

  3. ‘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. 

  4. ‘The art of kilims’

    The current major exhibition at the George Washington University Museum and The Textile Museum in Washington DC, ‘A Nomad’s Art: Kilims of Anatolia’ on view until 23 December, features 18th- and 19th-century Anatolian kilims entrusted to the museum by Murad Megalli’s family.

  5. ‘Oceania’, Royal Academy of Arts, London

    ‘Oceania’ will open this Saturday 29 September and run until 10 December at the Royal Academy of Arts, to mark the RA’s 250th anniversary. This exhibition will be the first ever major survey of Oceanic art to be held in the United Kingdom.

  6. Full house at Austria Auction Company

    Austria Auction Company’s sale in Vienna and online at Liveauctioneers on Saturday 29 September, comprising many excellent lots from the estate of the Swiss collector Theo Haeberli and from other European collections, produced an outstanding result for the auctioneers,


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