Recommended this week
January 13, 2010 | On Monday the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced the appointment of art dealer Jeffrey Deitch as its new director. For reactions from the art world read these recent features from the New York Times, and catch an interview with Deitch at ArtInfo.com.
This week the Philadelphia Print Shop's Antique Prints Blog offers a fun and factual look at Ackermann's Repository of Arts—the famous London print and decorative arts emporium founded in 1796. Take a look!
Eight hand-colored etchings by William Blake discovered among a collection of used books purchased in the 1970s were bought by the Tate museum for £441,000. Read the full story online at the Telegraph UK.
Polish police announced today that the canvas Beach in Pouville by Monet, which was stolen from the National Museum in Poznan ten years ago, was recovered today. Read more at Artdaily.org.
From the interior design blog Desire to Inspire's weekly round up of pets on furniture, we couldn't resist including Libby—a Coton de Tulear with a predilection for mid-century modern—who was caught lounging on her favorite Vladimir Kagan armchair. See the rest here.
Images from above: A paper model of Ackermann's Repository of Arts at 101 Strand; courtesy of Antique Print Blog. Elohim Creating Adam by William Blake, courtesy of the Telegraph; Libby, 2010; Courtesy of Desire to Inspire/Photo by Lora Carr.