The Saithwaite Family, Islamic Carpets in Paintings, Nazmiyal Collection

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs

Islamic Art in Antique Rugs: The most iconic Islamic art form and cultural tradition. Carpet weaving is the most iconic art form to come out of islamic societies. This extraordinary tradition is most famous for producing the ‘pile carpet’ also known as the ‘oriental carpet.’ And so,  predominantly you will find the most sophisticated islamic […]

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 […]

Antique Carpets Reminiscient of Rococo Paintings

Antique Carpets reminiscent of Rococo Paintings The following are three exquisite antique carpets from Nazmiyal’s collection inspired by three highlights from The Morgan Library’s latest exhibition of Rococo works, up through May 14th, 2017. The subtle pairings of palette and context bring together these three pairings harmoniously. 1. Oversized Antique French Savonnerie Rug, circa: 1900 […]

Vintage “Musicos Con Mascaras” Pablo Picasso Carpet 48496 at Nazmiyal

Musicos Con Mascaras Carpet by Pablo Picasso, Now at Nazmiyal

Nazmiyal Acquires “Musicos Con Mascaras” Carpet by Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso — Probably the single most important artist of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso transformed the face of modern art with his bold experiments in cubism, collage, constructed sculpture and a variety of other styles, several of which he is credited with inventing or co-inventing. A painter, […]

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 […]