I feel as though I’m breaking my own rules just a little with this post, but one of the highlights of my NY visit came yesterday with a visit to the Metropolitan Museum exhibition Pierre Bonnard: The Late Interiors. He’s been one of my favorite artists since seeing a MOMA show of his work back in 1998 and the current Met show (tomorrow is the last day) definitely deepened my affection.

So, how am I justifying a post on painting? It’s all the textiles seen in his compositions — the table cloths, shawls and carpets…