Matthew Hargraves: "Charles Ryskamp: A Life in Arts and Letters"

"Charles Ryskamp: A Life in Arts and Letters," by Matthew Hargraves, Yale Center for British Art, February 15, 2012.  Charles Ryskamp (1928–2010) served as the Director of The Frick Collection from 1987 to 1997. Under his leadership the Frick underwent a profound evolution and embarked on a new era of growth and innovation. In conjunction with the exhibition A Passion for Drawings, this lecture will explore the fascinating life and collecting interests of this remarkable scholar, teacher, connoisseur, and collector through the magnificent drawings he bequeathed to the Frick.