Anthroposcene Nazmiyal Exhibit Spotlight

David Thomas Smith “Anthropocene” – A New Exhibition

David Thomas Smith “Anthropocene” Exhibition Dublin Ireland based artist David Thomas Smith has a new exhibition titled, “Anthropocene,” and it is the toast of the Internet. By meticulously stitching together thousands of thumbnail-sized images of global hubs of commerce taken from Google Maps, Mr. Smith has created a series of stunning images, the patterns of which […]

Textile Trends for 2013 by nazmiyal

Heimtextil Forecasting 2013 Textile Trends

2013 Textile Trends Heimtextil Forecast Textile Trends – Wondering what cuts, colors, patterns and prints will define 2013 in home textiles? For answers, look no further than the annual Heimtextile fair. The industry’s barometer for textile trends has a spot-on record for predicting the most sought after selections for the year ahead. And this time, they’ve unveiled a […]

Inventing Abstraction at MOMA Museum by Nazmiyal

Inventing Abstraction at MoMA

MoMA Exhibition Spotlight: Inventing Abstraction Inventing Abstraction at MoMA — It is one of the most notable genres of art. It is colorful, it is stark, it is feminine and phallic. But beyond the depth and nuance of abstract art, there is a spectacular history of interconnections that is the heart of New York’s MoMA Museum […]

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Heike Weber: Post-Modernism and Pasta Carpets

Heike Weber Pasta Carpets We posted a while ago about the Pazyryk Carpet, better known as the oldest “living” carpet in the world. It is humbling to contemplate this still colorful artifact, especially as this week has brought more than a few stories of hacking. One technology journalist’s electronic devices – an I-phone, I-pad and MacBook- were […]

Alighiero Boetti Textile Art World Map Tapestry At The MOMA Nazmiyal

Alighiero Boetti Vintage Tapestries and Carpets on Display at MOMA

Alighiero Boetti Vintage Tapestries at MOMA Alighiero Boett Tapestries – Textiles have a long history of bringing cultures, religions, and people together. Artist Alighiero Boetti (1940-1994), currently on exhibit at the MoMA in New York City, makes evident this beautiful truth through his exquisite and provocative tapestries and carpets. An Italian from the industrial city of Turin, […]

Jill Zarin at the Elizabeth Taylor Art Auction Nazmiyal

Elizabeth Taylor Art Auction Sales

The Elizabeth Taylor Art Auction Elizabeth Taylor Art Auction – With the recent tour and art auction of Ms. Elizabeth Taylor‘s beautiful gems and jewels comes some serious buyers, who had to have their hands or fingers on a piece of the icon’s overly-gaudy collection. But, who could possibly afford the slew of precious stones […]