Tapestries

Twelve down, one to go: epic restoration of 16th-century, English tapestries nears completion after 20 years

Conservation of the panels—bought by Elizabethan noblewoman Bess of Hardwick—has been National Trust's "most lengthy and expensive textile project"

Booksreview

A Roman Raphael: how scholars view the Old Master at 500

A survey of books published on the artist's quincentenary shows that attention has shifted to his Roman period and tapestry designs

The full-colour beauty of the recently restored Catherine de’ Medici tapestries is revealed in this catalogue

Vibrant illustrations are accompanied by essays that discuss the history, creation and purpose of the textile works

In a conservation triumph, a 15th-century tapestry highlights the age of chivalry

“It’s the most spectacular representation of a tournament of that time,” a Met curator says

Tate's huge 'Guernica of the Arab world' is recreated in tapestry so it can travel the world

Dia al-Azzawi's Sabra and Shatila Massacre has been commissioned by a Lebanese art foundation as an "archive of history"

A Frank Lloyd Wright synagogue transformed

An immersive installation will fuse music, tapestries, video and orchids

Warhol "Marilyn" tapestry on show in Oxford for the first time since 1968

This will be the first call for a tapestry by the artist for the Andy Worhal Museum

Focusarchive

Following the warp and weft of time: Tapestries in all their glory at the Met

Tapestry is as alluring a medium to today’s artists as Renaissance ones

Vatican lends Raphael’s finest tapestries

Papal blessing and private funder for Victoria and Albert Museum’s Sistine show

'The Gonzaga Tapestries: from Mantegna to Raphael and Giulio Romano' goes on show in Mantua

The surviving tapestries come together at the Museo Civico Palazzo del Tè from 14 March - 27 June

Interview with Grayson Perry: The “The Guernica of the credit crunch”

Perry is about to show his most ambitious work, a huge tapestry depicting images of consumer excess and retribution

Art marketarchive

Belgian tapestries dealer Bernard Blondeel is selling his inventory at Christie’s on 2nd April

Despite the market for tapestry fluctuating throughout the 20th century, interest is high at present

Decorative arts exhibitions of 2002

An international survey of the offerings

Spain's greatest tapestries cleaned by aerosol

The oldest working tapestry weavers in Flanders apply high-tech to some of the finest royal hangings

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