Exhibitions

Several exhibitions are scheduled annually. Use the following links, or the links at left, to see current exhibitions and installations, or future exhibitions. You may also visit our exhibitions and installations archive or purchase catalogues of past shows from our Museum Shop.

Enlightenment and Beauty: Sculptures by Houdon and Clodion

April 1, 2014 to April 5, 2015

Jean-Antoine Houdon (1741–1828) and Claude Michel, called Clodion (1738–1814), were two of the foremost sculptors in France during the late eighteenth century, and the Frick houses an important group of their works. In 1915 founder Henry Clay Frick acquired Clodion’s terracotta Zephyrus and Flora and, the following year, Houdon’s marble bust of the Comtesse du Cayla. Other works that were subsequently added to the collection will be shown together for the first time, highlighting the artists’ expressive ranges, as well as their defining contributions to the sculpture of Enlightenment-era France. MORE »