Above, pillow made from vintage suzani available through Madeline Weinrib
Bright Flowers: Textiles And Ceramics Of Central Asia
Beyond the Silk Road: Arts of Central Asia
In recent years Australia's Powerhouse Museum has organized two sumptuous exhibitions that I wish I could have seen: Bright Flowers and Beyond the Silk Road. The exhibition catalog, Beyond the Silk Road: Arts of Central Asia, is already out of print and hard to get a hold of, but the lavish book, Bright Flowers: Textiles And Ceramics Of Central Asia, is available for sale in the U.S. as well as through the Powerhouse Museum.
Speaking of Eastern arts, Dr. Vishakha N. Desai will present a free illustrated talk, The Rise of China and India: The Future of Past Traditions on Wednesday, February 7, at 6 p.m. at Atlanta's High Museum of Art. And here's a link to a related past post: Eastern Inspired.