Textiles

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Peru’s heritage gets a new $125m home

Museo Nacional del Perú (Muna) boasts a collection of nearly 50,000 Pre- Columbian objects, including repatriated artefacts

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"

US President Donald Trump’s angry tweets recorded in tiny pricks

How one woman’s frustrations inspired an army of needlework artists—and a series of exhibitions

Woven: a special section at Frieze London links traditional influences with contemporary textile art

Eight solo gallery presentations explore textiles, from knotted biomorphic hemp forms to Bauhaus-inspired geometric compositions in silk, cotton and paper at this year's fair

Woven conflicts: Hannah Ryggen's fascist-fighting tapestries go on show in Frankfurt

Textile-works showing Nazi prison camps and Mussolini with a spear through his head will feature in first German survey of Swedish artist

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"

Art Institute of Chicago show traces the Bauhaus’s legacy in 20th-century textile art

The weaving workshop was “an incubator of aesthetic and pedagogical talent”

A rich tapestry of English life unfurls in Oxford with restoration of 400-year-old woven maps

Three huge silk and wool works depicting England’s Midland counties have been painstakingly preserved by the Bodleian Library and the National Trust

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Cheryl Pope on love, representation and the comfort of textile art

The artist is showing a new series of wool roving nudes at Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago

In pictures: tapestries are on trend at Art Basel in Miami Beach

From repurposing commercially made tapestries to weaving works themselves, contemporary artists take on textiles

Long-lost Tudor tapestry could be saved for the UK

Work commissioned by Henry VIII for Hampton Court Palace left the country in the early 1970s

A monument to the Holocaust in textile: Anni Albers’s Six Prayers

On this week’s podcast, we hear about the solemn memorial at the heart of Tate Modern’s survey of the Bauhaus artist

Paul Smith gets wrapped up in the work of the Bauhaus

After a life of collaborating with commercial brands, Anni Albers' foundation has posthumously licensed a design to be used by the UK fashion designer

Weaving walls: how Anni Albers challenged Bauhaus prejudice

Founder Walter Gropius had limited expectations of the school’s “beautiful sex”, but one student quietly subverted them with a new category: the textile artist

Chunks of British Parliament go on sale

Historic Pugin floor tiles, on which many a prime minister has trodden, available for £200 a piece

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

Richard Tuttle: Weaving his magic around the world

Trio of Richard Tuttle exhibitions includes his largest work to date in the Tate’s Turbine Hall

Richard Tuttle: now’s the time to be-weave

Tate Modern, the Whitechapel Gallery and Bowdoin are showing the textile artist’s works

Books: William Morris and creating a social fabric

An indispensable book on Morris’s revolutionary cloth designs and techniques—and the political views that inspired them

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Books, Anna Jackson, Japanese country textiles

A visually rich if somewhat repetitive account

Mystery over who made the “Francis Bacon” rugs

New research poses more questions than answers over possible attributions for items that were withdrawn from March sale

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

Interview with Chuck Close on how his grandma’s crochet inspired his artistic vision

On the eve of a show at PaceWildenstein in New York, the veteran US artist discusses the importance of the year he spent with his grandmother when he was eleven

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Antique textiles: A boom from the loom as museum buying and new collectors hike prices

As other items become inaccessible to some collectors, many in the middle market have turned to textiles

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US trade embargo on Iran partially lifted

The textile trade, especially in carpets, will improve but metalworks and manuscripts are still restricted

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Chirac’s Musée de l’Homme raises prices for primitive art

Fetish figures, tribal shields and masks command attention

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Museum and National Trust approaches to textile conservation

A valuable collection of papers from a recent symposium

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