Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers

Lectures from the symposium, Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers, are also available at FORA.tv.

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  • Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection and Inge Reist, Director, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library, introduce the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • David Alan Brown, Curator of Italian Painting, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., introduces how bankers can also be art collectors. This lecture was part of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • Richard Sylla, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial History, Stern School of Business, New York University, discusses the art of banking since the Medici. This lecture was part of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • Dale Kent, Professorial Fellow, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, and Professor Emerita, Department of History, University of California, Riverside, discusses the rise of collecting the Renaissance Florence art of Cosimo de' Medici and his sons. This lecture was part of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • Inge Reist, Director of Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Art Reference Library, welcomes Day 2 of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • Daniella Ben-Arie, Independent Scholar from New York, discusses Henry Hope, the patron and collector. This lecture was part of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

  • Jeannie Chapel, Independent Scholar from London, discusess collector Thomas Hope. This lecture was part of the symposium "Money for the Most Exquisite Things: Bankers and Collecting from the Medici to the Rockefellers," organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 1, 2013 to March 2, 2013.

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