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The Annual Fine Art Exhibition at Barrington Fine Rug Gallery Barrington’s High School’s Annual Art Exhibition & Retrospective-Arrivals & Departures was a great success with an outstanding attendance. Over a three-day period, there were several hundreds of students, faculty, staff and their families and friends attended the exhibit and visited our gallery to see the artwork. The opening reception and [...]
Barrington Fine Rug Gallery’s Presentation on Antique Carpet History and Fine Weaving Art at the “Art in the Barn “Art Show
Barrington Fine Rug Gallery was a sponsor of “Art in the Barn” Juried Art Show to raise funds and support Good Shepherd Hospital. This is the 43rd annual event took place on Sept 23 and 24th at the Grounds of the Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL. An important part of Barrington Fine Rug Gallery’s mission is to support local educational, artistic and [...]
Barrington Fine Rug Gallery Becomes a Sponsor of the “Art in the Barn” Art Festival to Raise Funds for Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois.
It is with extreme pleasure that Barrington Fine Rug Gallery announces its sponsorship of “Art in the Barn” Juried Art Show to raise funds and support the Good Shepherd Hospital. This is the 43rd annual event and it will take place on Sept 23 and 24th, 2017 at the Grounds of the Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, Illinois. Barrington Fine Rug Gallery is also extremely pleased [...]
Winnetka and Barrington Public Libraries Host Barrington Fine Rug Gallery’s Presentation on Antique Carpets
On June 6, 2017, Winnetka Public Library and again on July 11, 2017, the Barrington Public Library hosted local resident, business owner, and antique expert Mostafa Beik in a discussion on antique carpets. He had the opportunity to share his decades of experience and knowledge about the history of antique rugs. The talk had two areas of focus. First, [...]
Walking into the Barrington Fine Rug Gallery I was transported to exceptional fine rug galleries and museums I have visited...
A 17th Century Persian rug sold for $33.8m (£21.8m), a sum triple the previous auction record for a carpet, at Sotheby’s auction in New York in June of 2013. William Clark, an industrialist and US senator from Montana, had bequeathed the carpet and other items to the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington DC in 1926. The Washington DC museum [...]
Alice de Rothschild’s Vase Carpet Trio at Christie’s, April 2016, London, United Kingdom The result of the highly anticipated auction of Alice de Rothschild's Vase Carpets Trio at Christie’s exceeded all expectation. The three carpets fetched over $3.5 million, making it one of the most anticipated events in the world of Antique Rug Collecting. The trio of carpets from the Persia’s [...]