Art Institute shop. MoMA's chief curator emeritus of painting and sculpture, John Elderfield (remember the Charlie Rose broadcast?), co-curated Matisse: Radical Invention with D'Alessandro.
Cyber Rug Center. It's similar in spirit to the 1950s African pillows seen in Ellen Pompeo's bedroom in the May 2010 Elle Decor (photography by Tim Street-Porter, interiors by Martyn Lawrence Bullard). Pick up a copy to check out the details.
And speaking of Martyn Lawrence-Bullard and Tim Street-Porter, a book party to celebrate Annie Kelly's Rooms to Inspire in the City (with photography by Street-Porter) is scheduled for Thursday, April 22 from 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Hollywood at Home. Martyn Lawrence-Bullard and Peter Dunham are hosting. Click here for details. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org.
[Detail, late-19th-or-early-20th-century North African pierced and appliqued hanging. Colored cotton appliqued to sackcloth. Matisse, His Art and His Textiles.]
Matisse-related past post: Man of the Cloth.