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

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

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 display at the “Life, Death and Transformation” Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum, which highlights pieces made by […]

Heart Chair by Verner Panton Nazmiyal

Artist Spotlight: Verner Panton Chairs, Furniture and Textiles

Verner Panton Chairs, Mid Century Furniture and Textiles Verner Panton Chairs and Mid Century Furniture —  Verner Panton is considered one of the most influential Danish furniture and interior designers of the 20th century. He transformed the Danish design scene of the 1960’s and 1970’s with his innovative and futuristic designs in a variety of materials. […]

Mid Century Modern Design

Mid Century Modern Design: The Home of Tomorrow

Mid Century Modern Design: The Future is Now Mid Century Modern Design — When interior designers refer to “Mid Century Modern” design, they are referring to an aesthetic style based around the idea of streamlining everyday life using technology that was immensely popular in the 1950’s and 1960’s in the United States and Europe. After World […]

Persian Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian by nazmiyal

Persian Art: Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian Holds Solo Guggenheim Exhibition in NYC

Persian Art Exhibit Of Artist Monir Farmanfarmaian at the Guggenheim Museum “I was a pretty Persian rug, an exotic find, so people invited me to things”  – Farmanfarmaian Monir on her popularity in post-war American artists’ circles. Persian Art Exhibit at Guggenheim Museum — Persian artist Monir Farmanfarmaian, now over 90 years old, is celebrating a milestone in […]