28 août 2015

Ian Wardropper publishes first book dedicated to the Frick's French enamels collection

Exquisitely illustrated with new photography, this hardcover volume (80 pages, 75 color illustrations; 7 1/8 x 7 1/8 inches, $19.95, member price $17.96) is published by the Frick in association with D Giles Limited. NEW YORK, NY.- Limoges enamels, named after the town in central France in which they were was produced, are one of the most distinctive art forms of the French Renaissance. Director Ian Wardropper has authored the first book dedicated fully to the important collection of Limoges enamels housed at The Frick... [Lire la suite]

11 juin 2015

'Leighton’s Flaming June' at The Frick Collection

Frederic Leighton (1830–1896), Flaming June, ca. 1895. Oil on canvas. Museo de Arte de Ponce. The Luis A. Ferré Foundation, Inc. NEW-YORK - At the end of his career, the British artist Frederic Leighton painted thenow-iconic image of a sleeping woman in a vivid orange gown. This nineteenth-century masterpiece embodies the modern philosophy of “art for art’s sake,” the belief that the value of art lies in its aesthetic qualities rather than in its subject matter. The sensuously draped figure — freed from any narrative context —... [Lire la suite]
15 février 2014

Masterpieces from the Frick Collection to travel outside the U.S. for the first time

Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Comtesse d'Haussonville, 1845, oil on canvas, 51 7/8 x 36 ¼ inches, The Frick Collection, New York; photo: Michael Bodycomb.  THE HAGUE.- Over 30 masterpieces from the celebrated Frick Collection will be seen outside New York for the first time as part of a special exhibition at the Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague in 2015.  The Frick Collection in The Hague A Country House in New York: Highlights from The Frick Collection will be the first major exhibition to be displayed... [Lire la suite]
23 novembre 2011

The Frick updates its historic enamels room cases and conserves a remarkable collection

The refurbished and relit Enamels Room at The Frick Collection; Photo: Michael Bodycomb NEW YORK, N.Y.- New York’s Frick Collection is home to one of the most important groups of Renaissance enamels in the world, ranking alongside those of the Musée du Louvre in Paris, The Wallace Collection and the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, and The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore. The forty-two enamels in The Frick Collection were produced in the city of Limoges, in central France, from the... [Lire la suite]
05 octobre 2011

"Picasso's Drawings, 1890-1921: Reinventing Tradition" @ The Frick Collection

Pablo Picasso, Head of a Woman, summer 1921. Pastel on paper, 25 x 18 7/8 in. Fondation Beyeler, Basel (Inv.89.7) Photo: Peter Schibli, Basel © 2011 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York NEW YORK, N.Y.- Pablo Picasso was one of the world’s greatest draftsmen. Drawing was his primary medium for thinking, problem solving, invention, and personal expression. It was the link that connected his work in a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, printmaking, theater design, and ceramics, and was a... [Lire la suite]
11 juin 2009

Ecole italienne du XVIIème siècle, suiveur de Paolo Caliari dit Véronèse. La Sagesse et la Force - Le poète entre le Vice et la

Ecole italienne du XVIIème siècle, suiveur de Paolo Caliari dit Véronèse. La Sagesse et la Force - Le poète entre le Vice et la Vertu Paire de toiles (restaurations) 100 x 80 cm la paire. Estimation : 4 000 - 6 000 € Note : Reprise des tableaux conservés à la Frick Collection de New-York (voir F. Pedrocco, Veronese, Milan, 1995, n° 263 et 264, reproduits) Vendredi 12 juin, 13 h, salle 5-6 - Drouot-Richelieu.  Maigret (Thierry de) SVV.
22 décembre 2008

Unprecedented Reciprocal Loan Collaboration Between the Frick and Norton Simon Museum

Jacopo Bassano (Jacopo da Ponte), Italian, (c. 1510–1592), The Flight into Egypt, c. 1544–45. Oil on canvas 48 ½ x 77 ¼ inches. Norton Simon Art Foundation NEW YORK, NY.- Established decades apart and on separate coasts, New York’s Frick Collection and the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, CA, are both fine examples of a museum type that focuses on the viewpoint and taste of an individual founder. Henry Clay Frick was by no means the first American to create a museum for the public with his own holdings, but the 1935 opening of... [Lire la suite]
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