Posts Tagged ‘Larissa Erin Greer’

Faig Ahmed Reimagines Traditional Azerbaijani Carpets

Faig Ahmed. Double Stretching, 2010; woolen handmade carpet; 98 x 39 in. Courtesy Faig Ahmed.

As part of our ongoing partnership with Beautiful/Decay, today we bring you the work of artist Faig Ahmed. Ahmed, who lives in Baku, was recently nominated for the Jameel Prize at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. The article was written by Larissa Erin Greer and originally published on June 25, 2013. With a serious understanding of classic carpet-making techniques, Azerbaijani sculptor Faig Ahmed is able to stretch, distort[…..]