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Tapestries

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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, making and purpose of the tapestries

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Conservation & Preservation

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

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Middle East

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"

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Exhibitions

A Frank Lloyd Wright synagogue transformed

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

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Exhibitions

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

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Focus

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

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Decorative arts

Invitation to a hanging

The story and study of the remarkable Toms Collection of tapestries

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Exhibitions

Vatican lends Raphael’s finest tapestries

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

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Exhibitions

'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

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Artist interview

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

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Art market

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

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Decorative arts

Decorative arts exhibitions of 2002

An international survey of the offerings

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Museums & Heritage

New space and layout for the Department of Decorative Arts at the Louvre

Giving the treasures a chance to breathe

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Conservation & Preservation

Spain's greatest tapestries cleaned by aerosol

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