Ian Wardropper

Link to video of Ian Wardropper introduction to Enamels at The Frick Collection

Ian Wardropper, Director of The Frick Collection, introduces a few highlights from Henry Clay Frick's important collection of forty-six Limoges enamels.

Link to video of Ian Wardropper delivering welcoming remarks for symposium

Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection and Inge Reist, Director, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library deliver welcoming remarks on Saturday, March 5, 2016 for the symposium A Demand for Drawings: Five Centuries of Collecting, co-presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection and The Drawing Institute at The Morgan Library on Friday and Saturday, March 4-5, 2016.

book cover of Limoges Enamels at The Frick Collection with male with long mustache and hat on blue background

In 1916, Henry Clay Frick converted his private office at his home on Fifth Avenue into a gallery for the collection of Limoges enamels that he had purchased from the estate of J. Pierpont Morgan for the then-staggering sum of $1,157,500. What was so compelling about these delicate, jewel-like objects that Frick paid such a high price and was willing to sacrifice his sanctuary for their display?

Link to video of Inge Reist giving introductory remarks for the symposium 'Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography'

Welcome and opening remarks from Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection, and Inge Reist, Director, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library. This video introduces a series of lectures from the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, 2015.

Link to video of Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist introducing the symposium 'The Americas Revealed, Collecting Colonial and Modern Latin American Art in the United States'

May 16, 2014 WELCOME

Ian Wardropper, Director of The Frick Collection and Inge Reist, Director of the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Art Reference Library, introduce the two-day symposium The Americas Revealed, Collecting Colonial and Modern Latin American Art in the United States. This event was organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection.

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