Anahita Gallery, Inc.
Anahita International Photography
Andrew Hale, Director
P.O. Box 5827
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87502
Photography specializes in 19th to 21st century photography from Russia and
Central Asia. We show artists from early Soviet modernists to underground
artists from the 1960s and 1970s and straight edge contemporary work by
Russia's top art photographers. We carry ethnographic and art photography from
Uzbekistan, Tibet, Africa, Japan, and the USA.
Andrew Hale of Anahita
Gallery, Inc. is a certified member of the International Society of Appraisers
(ISA). Mr. Hale provides reliable, USPAP certified appraisal services. His
focus is on all forms of art from Central Asia, including antiquities, Islamic
art, metalwork, ceramics, carpets, ikat, embroideries and other textile arts.
Andrew Hale is also an
experienced appraiser of all forms of photography and sound recordings.
He has substantial
experience in documenting and valuing collections, both for private collectors
and insurers. Andrew Hale will provide appraisals for estate, charitable
donation, and insurance purposes.
Call 505-231-7216 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your appraisal needs.
Vintage work by Bulla,
Dudin, Eremin, Grinberg, Penson, Rodchenko, Shagin, Shokin, Zelma, and others.
Contemporary Russian photographers include Boris Savelev, Sergei Gitman, Elena
Darikovich, Alexander Lapin, Igor Moukhin, Alexander Slyusarev, Boris Smelov,
and Maria Snigerevskaya. Other contemporary artists include Uzbekistan
photographers Marat Baltibaev and Anatoly Rahimbaev.
Anahita Gallery online offers fine, collectors'
textiles and ethnographic ornament from Central Asia. We also carry a wide
variety of antique, mid-20th century and contemporary decorative wall-hangings
and bedcovers (suzani).
Important ancient art from the private collection of
Andrew Hale, lawfully imported into the United States in the 1970s and early
1980s, including many objects previously published by archaeologist Victor
Sarianidi, is shown by appointment.
Andrew Hale is author of numerous articles and
books on Central Asian art, focusing on photography, urban and nomadic
textiles, architectural materials, Islamic metalwork, and the Central Asian
The Photograph Collector’s Guide,
Lorraine Davis (Ed.), contributor, forthcoming.
Colors of Oasis, Central Asian
Museum, Washington, D.C., 2010, contributor.
A Story of Islamic Embroidery (with Andrew Hale, Marie France
Vivier and Isabelle Denamur), TDIC, Abu Dhabi, 2010, co-author.
Collection at Home. Sammlung Henkel II, Henkel,
Gabriele (Ed.), contributor, Dumont Buchverlag, Koln, 2009.
Embroidery in the Nomadic Tradition, co-author, Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, MN 2007
Ikat, Silks of Central Asia, The
Guido Goldman Collection, co-author, Calmann and King, London, 1997
Ikat Silks of Central Asia, The
Pip Rau Collection,
co-author, Basil Blackwell, London, 1988