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American Art: George Caleb Bingham at the Met Museum

Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Caleb Bingham Nazmiyal

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River at the Metropolitan Museum American Art -- The first major American artist known to be based in the west of the Mississippi River, George Caleb Bingham painted many compelling true-to-life paintings depicting the frontier … Continue reading

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See Frida Kahlo’s Garden Recreated at the NY Botanical Gardens

View of Frida Kahlo Exhibit at NY Botanical Gardens | Nazmiyal

Exhibition Spotlight: Frida Kahlo at the New York Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn Frida Kahlo -- Frida Kahlo once said, "I paint myself because I am so often alone and because I am the subject I know best.” No wonder the iconic 20th … Continue reading

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Exhibition Review: Sultans of Deccan India: Opulence and Fantasy at the Metropolitan Museum

Portrait of a Ruler or Musician, Sultans of Deccan Exhibit, Nazmiyal

Sultans of Deccan India at the Metropolitan Museum Sultans of Deccan India --To anyone interested in the rich and exotic art, culture and history of south India, the exhibition “Sultans of Deccan India: Opulence and Fantasy” is a sumptuous feast for … Continue reading

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Buying Antique Rugs and Carpets Online

Left: Nazmiyal Antique Serab Rug 50008, Right: Interior Design with Similar Antique Carpet

Shopping for and Buying Antique Rugs Online Find a Rug Sale Online Buying Antique Rugs Online - So you want a great antique or vintage rug with a cool price. Imagine finding a rug sale online right now. That would … Continue reading

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Exhibition Spotlight: “Life, Death and Transformation” Native American Art at the Brooklyn Museum

Coclé artist. Plaque with Crocodile Deity, circa 700–900. Sitio Conte, Coclé Province, Panama. Nazmiyal.

Native American Art at the Brooklyn Museum Native American Art -- Native Americans have created and continue to create artwork for many reasons, taking many different forms. This is evident from the collection of paintings, carvings, masks, textiles, potteries and other works of art on … Continue reading

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Exhibition Spotlight: China, Through the Looking Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

China, Through the Looking Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

View China, Through the Looking Glass at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, now through August 16th China, Through the Looking Glass at the Met Museum -- Since European explorers first landed on the shores of Far East Asia in the … Continue reading

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The Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold, by Picasso

Women of Algiers (Version O) by Picasso

Picasso Painting Breaks Record for Most Expensive Artwork Sold -- The art world achieved a new record on Monday night, as the painting Women of Algiers (Version O) by Pablo Picasso sold at Auction for $179 million at Christie's in … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug 48342

Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug 48342

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist: Antique Persian Malayer Runner Antique Persian Malayer Runner Rug-- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on its aesthetic beauty, … Continue reading

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Persian Art: Farmanfarmaian Holds Solo Exhibition in NYC

Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian inspects the installation of one of her mirrored artworks at the Guggenhim Museum in NYC.

“I was a pretty Persian rug, an exotic find, so people invited me to things”  - Farmanfarmaian on her popularity in post-war American artists' circles. Persian Art Exhibit at Guggenheim Museum -- Persian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian, now over 90 years old, … Continue reading

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Wednesday Wishlist: Gorgeous Blue Vintage Moroccan Rug 48351

Vintage Moroccan Rug 48351 by Nazmiyal

This Week's Wednesday Wishlist is a lovely blue vintage Moroccan rug. Vintage Moroccan Rug-- Every Wednesday, The Nazmiyal Collection features one spectacular example of a hand-made vintage or antique rug from its vast catalog. We select each piece based on its aesthetic beauty, conceptual … Continue reading

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