Virginia Brilliant: “Italian Baroque Paintings at the Ringling Museum: The Legacy…”

Virginia Brilliant: “Italian Baroque Paintings at the Ringling Museum: The Legacy…”

– Our next speaker, Virginia Brilliant, is a familiar person here. She was a fellow here at the Center for the History of Collecting a few year ago, so this is a homecoming for us to see her here. Prior to joining the Ringling Museum of Art in 2008, Virginia received her PhD from the […]

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Jeongho Park: “Vincenzo Anastagi, El Greco, and Henry Clay Frick”

Jeongho Park: “Vincenzo Anastagi, El Greco, and Henry Clay Frick”

– Good evening, and welcome. I’m Susan Galassi, senior curator at the Frick Collection. And I’d like welcome all of you here tonight, as well as our online viewers at Frick.org/live, to this wonderful event. This evening, we welcome back a very beloved former colleague, Jeongho Park to celebrate his exhibition, Men in Armor: El […]

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British Museum, London extra – European Art History explained through Drawings

British Museum, London extra – European Art History explained through Drawings

the British Museum in London was designed in the 19th century. The core of today’s building, the four main wings of British Museum. Sir Robert Smirke was the architect who designed it in 1823. The building was complete in 1852. Smirke designed the building in the Greek Revival style, which emulated classical Greek architecture. Greek […]

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Alan Wintermute: “Recently Rediscovered Paintings by Antoine Watteau”

Alan Wintermute: “Recently Rediscovered Paintings by Antoine Watteau”

– Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I’m Colin Bailey, the Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick Collection. It’s a pleasure to see so many of you here this evening, on this rather cold evening. I recognize colleagues, students, curators, and fellow Watteau enthusiasts. We’re very pleased to welcome Alan Wintermute, […]

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Véronique Gerard Powell: “Murillo: The Shared Passion of Nineteenth-Century French and British…”

Véronique Gerard Powell: “Murillo: The Shared Passion of Nineteenth-Century French and British…”

– Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I am Xavier Salomon, the Peter Jay Sharp chief curator here at the Frick Collection. This week we celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Murillo: The Self Portraits,” which brings together for the first time, since at least 1709, the two only known self portraits by Bartolome Esteban Murillo. […]

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Xavier F. Salomon: “Paolo Veronese and Francesco degli Arbori’s Chapel in Murano”

Xavier F. Salomon: “Paolo Veronese and Francesco degli Arbori’s Chapel in Murano”

(crowd murmuring) – Good evening and welcome. I’m Susan Galassi, Senior Curator at The Frick Collection, and it’s my great pleasure to introduce my colleague, Xavier Salomon As most of you know, Dr. Salomon is The Frick’s Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, and a very energetic, and visible presence in this institution. This fall, he’s […]

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Sophie Gordon: “Victoria and Albert as Collectors of Photographs”

Sophie Gordon: “Victoria and Albert as Collectors of Photographs”

– Our next speaker, Sophie Gordon, is head of photographs at the Royal Collection Trust in the United Kingdom. Her current research focuses on early travel photography with an emphasis on the photographic documentation of the overseas tours to the Middle East and India undertaken by the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII in the […]

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Meredith Martin: “Porcelain Rooms from Amalia von Solms to Arlene Shechet”

Meredith Martin: “Porcelain Rooms from Amalia von Solms to Arlene Shechet”

(audience chatting) – Hello. Thank you all for being here tonight. I am Charlotte Vignon, the curator of Decorative Arts here at The Frick Collection. And I am very, very excited to introduce a speaker with particularly relevant to this exhibition now on view in our particular gallery, Porcelain, No Simple Matter, Arlene Shechet and […]

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Eric Zafran: “The Wadsworth Atheneum Leads the Way”

Eric Zafran: “The Wadsworth Atheneum Leads the Way”

– As you’ve already gathered from Pete, our symposium would be woefully incomplete had we not included on our roster of speakers Erick Zafran. Now retired from his duties as the Susan Mores Hills curator of European art at the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford. It is Erick, after all, who authored the majesterial essay on […]

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Sarah Cash: “Encouraging American Genius: William Wilson Corcoran, Collector”

Sarah Cash: “Encouraging American Genius: William Wilson Corcoran, Collector”

– Our next speaker is Sarah Cash. Since July of 2015, Sarah has been Associate Curator of American and British Paintings at the National Gallery of Art in Washington where she served as Consulting Curator following the September 2014 closure of Washington’s Corcoran Gallery of Art, a sad event that was. At the Corcoran, she […]

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