Ian Wardropper

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Ian Wardropper is Director of The Frick Collection and has organized more than twenty exhibitions in his specialties of European sculpture, earlier decorative arts, and twentieth-century design and decorative arts. Exhibitions he co-organized at the Metropolitan Museum of Art include Art of the Royal Court: Treasures in Pietre Dure for the Palaces of Europe (2008) and Cast in Bronze: French Sculpture from Renaissance to Revolution (2009). Recent publications include European Sculpture, 1400–1900, in The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2011); Bernini: Sculpting in Clay (2012); Limoges Enamels at The Frick Collection (2015); and The Frick Collection: Director's Choice (2015). 

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