Carlo Crivelli was a famous Venetian artist of the 15th century. His career is interesting in that, despite being Venetian he is often posed as a direct contrast to that of Giovanni Bellini, one of the biggest influences on Italian and Venetian Renaissance art.
Çatalhöyük is the oldest known proto-city settlement in human history. Artifacts have been discovered in this 9,000 year old site that change what we know about the history of human settlement. While it may not be as well-known or as critical as some of the other artifacts that’ve been found, for us the Anatolian kilims found are the most valuable to tell the story of both the past and the present.
One of the oldest ways of expression in art is by forming materials such as clay, marble, or wood into abstract or concrete images to express emotions, moods and beliefs.
“Ikat” is a word that etymologically derives from Malaysian meaning “to tie”, due to the way that loose threads are tied into bundles.
Kilims represent a fantastic opportunity for interior decoration. The primary movers for all interior decorating is the notion of either harmony or contrast.