Blog: February 2013

Ice Age Art: arrival of the modern mind at the British Museum

Yesterday your scribe attended the press preview of the British Museum’s new exhibition Ice Age Art: arrival of the modern mind. The exhibition explores sculpture and drawings during the last European Ice Age (circa 40,000 – 10,000 years ago) and the “modern” mind that made them. But man’s been making marks much longer. Homo sapiens’… Read more »

Art, Rugs & Carpets
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Get ready to ride! Forza Tappeti: The Rug Revolution 2013

Go on. Lean deep into the hairpin curve. Forza Tappeti Rug Revolution 2013 at the Salone Internazionale Del Mobile, Milan will be an exhilarating ride. Celebrating its second successive year at the Salone, Forza Tappeti is a COVER magazine exhibition presenting the best in contemporary hand made design carpets. COVER are delighted to present Forza… Read more »

Exhibitions, Fairs, Rugs & Carpets
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Craftica exhibition at Gallery Libby Sellers

Skin deliberately denuded of hair meant to be there is eery. (And no, your scribe does not mean the prosaic human routine of daily depilation.) Transmogrified skin is even more eery. Hairy, hairless, sleek or scaly, flayed skin used for purposes other than intended has an unsettling but often magnetic quality, like this 3rd century… Read more »

Art Textiles
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