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Screenshot of home search page of the Getty Research Portal

The Frick Art Reference Library is one of the participants in the new Getty Research Portal. The Getty Research Institute is spearheading this international collaboration with libraries that are digitizing art history books in order to make their resources accessible to a larger audience.

book cover of Antico, depicting bronze of nude woman seated with drapery at her lap

Frick Curator Denise Allen, along with fellow curators, won the 2011 award for Outstanding Small Exhibition (based on square footage: no more than 2,000 square feet) for Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance BronzesThe exhibition was curated by Eleonora Luciano, associate curator of sculpture, National Gallery of Art, in co

screenshot of the Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities site, with feature article about Records Division at the Frick
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) published a feature article on the Photoarchive by Amy Lifson, "All the Art: The Records Division at the Frick" in the March/April 2012 issue of Humanities: The Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
screenshot of the Magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities site, with feature article about the Frick Library digitizing records

The NEH Division of Preservation and Access has published an online article about our two consecutive NEH projects to digitize the Frick Library negatives on its new website. Written by Mary Downs, Senior Program Officer, it is titled  "Is there a Portrait in Your Past? Frick Art Reference Library Records Go Online."

photo of pastel drawing of portrait of 18th century women in profile

The Frick Collection received two NEH grants totaling $648,900 to digitize and make accessible thirty thousand endangered negatives in the Frick Art Reference Library's Photoarchive, all of them made between 1922 and 1967 from art in private hom

cover of The American Water Color Society, circa 1895, depicting green detailed drawing of woman, peacock an fountain

A joint project of the Frick Art Reference Library and Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives that digitized ephemeral exhibition checklists, pamphlets, and catalogues from eleven historically significant galleries, society clubs, and arts associations operating from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century.



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