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Summer Presentation at The Frick Explores Turkish Taste at the Court...

NEW YORK, NY.- By the late eighteenth century, France had long been fascinated by the Ottoman empire. Trade with Turkish territories had gone on for centuries, bringing precious velvets, brocades, carpets, arabesque-decorated leathers, and metalwork to...

Princeton University Art Museum Acquires Exceptional Andean Painted Textile

PRINCETON, NJ.- The Princeton University Art Museum has acquired an early, rare and important Chimú painted textile panel from the Late Intermediate Period (about A.D. 1200-1290). The large, unusually well-preserved cotton fragment is one section of ...

14-Foot Walk-Through Purse Shown in Washington State

BELLINGHAM, WA (AP).- The idea of the oversized purse has grown to new proportions at Whatcom Museum in the Washington state city of Bellingham. Edison-based industrial artist Ries Niemi has installed his 14-foot-tall "World's Largest Walk Thru Handbag...

Smithsonian American Art Museum Announces Artists Selected for Exhibition "40 Under...

WASHINGTON, DC.- The Smithsonian American Art Museum has selected the 40 artists who will be featured in its upcoming exhibition “40 under 40: Craft Futures” that will be on view at its Renwick Gallery from July 20, 2012, through Feb. 3, 2013...

The Wallace Collection Announces Plans for Newly-Refurbished Dutch Galleries

LONDON.- In early 2012 the Wallace Collection will unveil the newly-refurbished Dutch galleries in the East wing galleries of Hertford House, the first stage of refurbishment of the more traditional, top-lit galleries to add to the sumptuous twelve dom...

De Nieuwe Kerk Presents Highlights from Renowned Collections of Islamic Art

AMSTERDAM.- De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam presents highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects from the collection of Professor Nasser D. Khalili. On view through ...

De Nieuwe Kerk Presents Highlights from One of the World’s Most...

AMSTERDAM.- De Nieuwe Kerk in Amsterdam presents highlights from one of the world’s most renowned collections of Islamic art. Passion for Perfection will include some 500 objects from the collection of Professor Nasser D. Khalili. On view through ...

Eskenazi to Bring Chinese Treasures to New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Rare and luxurious articles made for emperors, courtiers and scholars are the focus of the fifteenth annual New York exhibition staged by London gallery Eskenazi Ltd, one of the world’s leading dealers in Asian art. Early Chinese M...

Sotheby’s Presents Its Strongest Arts of The Islamic World Sale Ever...

LONDON.- Following the resounding successes achieved in the field of Islamic Art at Sotheby’s, the company’s forthcoming biannual Arts of the Islamic Works Sale in London, which presents more than 400 lots, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 will ...

Sotheby’s Presents Its Strongest Arts of The Islamic World Sale Ever...

LONDON.- Following the resounding successes achieved in the field of Islamic Art at Sotheby’s, the company’s forthcoming biannual Arts of the Islamic Works Sale in London, which presents more than 400 lots, on Wednesday, October 6, 2010 will ...

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