Flying Rugs by David Schorr

Artist, David Schorr, explores the ‘flying rugs’ of his childhood.

Flying rugs are a common childhood dream, look into the history of yours. Throughout time children that have grown up with great Persian rugs have similar attachments to the rug. Imagination and history create this bond, eliciting happy memories and a nostalgia for the past. Most notably, the belief that their rugs are magical flying rugs, taking […]

Embargo Lifted On Persian Rugs In Iran

Breaking News: Embargo on Persian Rugs Lifted

Embargo on Persian Rugs Lifted in Iran has Changed Everything The embargo on Persian rugs lifted in Iran has made it easier for collectors to buy and sell these beautiful rugs to individuals in other countries who appreciate and cherish their beautiful qualities. Previously, Persian carpets were caught in the middle of an ongoing international struggle […]

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 […]

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. […]