Lorenzo Lotto Rug Painting Nazmiyal

Antique Rugs in Paintings

Antique Rugs in Paintings Through History Antique Rugs in Paintings – Art has an uncanny way of touching the different aspects of daily life. And, on the flip side, life has a unique way of influencing art. It’s easy to see that antique rugs and vintage carpets, functional and practical items, often incorporate artful features. Consequently, antique oriental rugs are featured […]

Florine Stettheimer, Nazmiyal Antique Rugs

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry

Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry: Contemplating the rugs in the Jewish Museum’s new buzzing exhibition. The Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition, Florine Stettheimer: Painting Poetry is bursting with insight into early 20th century decadence and interior design. Born into a wealthy Jewish family, Florine was immersed in luxury interiors, so it is no surprise that her paintings are packed […]

Made in the Americas Nazmiya

Review: “Made in the Americas” at the Museum of Fine Arts

Diving into Made in the Americas: The New World Discovers Asia During Christopher Columbus’s famous expedition westward through the Atlantic Ocean to Asia, he never imagined that he would uncover the body of islands we now know as the Americas, or the West Indies. Decades after his tremendous discovery, the land developed into one of the most sought out locations for Asian imported goods. As […]

Painting Of Fur Traders Descending the Missouri by George Caleb Bingham Nazmiyal

George Caleb Bingham Most Famous Paintings At The Met

Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River at the Metropolitan Museum George Caleb Bingham — 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 life along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers. His works languished in obscurity until the 1930’s. […]