Lectures

Judy Sund of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York presents: Van Gogh's Peasants: The Essence of Earthiness. Van Gogh's portraits of Patience Escalier, one of which will be on loan to the Frick this fall, were part of his long-term project to capture the essence of the peasant. Inspired by literary descriptions as well as by the art of the past, he was intent on giving definitive form to a well-established type.

March 16, 2012, Jane DeBevoise, Chair, Asia Art Archive, New York and Hong Kong, with Uli Sigg, collector of contemporary Chinese art, Lucerne present "Collecting Contemporary Chinese Art, a Conversation" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Christine Guth, Head, Asian Design Specialism, Royal College of Art, and History of Design Programme, Victoria and Albert Museum, London gives her lecture "Collecting Japanese Prints in America: A Taste for Democracy?" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Daisy Yiyou Wang, Chinese Art Project Specialist, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. gives her lecture "Mammon and the Muse: International Art Dealers and Charles Lang Freer's Chinese Collection" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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March 16, 2012, Jason Steuber, Cofrin Curator of Asian Art, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, University of FLorida, Gainsville gives his lecture "Laurence Sickman: Pioneer and Connoisseur of Chinese Art" for the symposium 'The Dragon and the Chrysanthemum: Collecting Chinese and Japanese Art in America' organized by the Center for the History of Collecting at The Frick Collection, March 15-16, 2012.

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October 8, 2010. Dr. Fredric T. Schneider, Independent Scholar, New York, gives his lecture "Japanese Cloisonné Enameling on Glass Substrate, from the Late Nineteenth Century to the Present" for the 3rd Biennial ICOM-CC Experts' Meeting on Enamel on Metal Conservation at The Frick Collection, October 8–9, 2010.

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October 8, 2010, Agnès Gall Ortlik, Conservator in Private Practice, Barcelona, gives her lecture "A Concise Bibliography on the Technology, Deterioration, and Conservation of Enamels on Metal" for the 3rd Biennial ICOM-CC Experts' Meeting on Enamel on Metal Conservation, held at The Frick Collection, October 8–9, 2010.

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October 8, 2010. Birgit Schwahn, Diplom-Restauratorin, Staaliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Stuttgart, Germany, gives her lecture "Footed Bowl or Only A Bowl? The Investigation of a Seventeenth-Century Limoges Painted Enamel Object" for the 3rd Biennial ICOM-CC Experts' Meeting on Enamel on Metal Conservation at The Frick Collection, October 8–9, 2010.

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October 8, 2010. Angelo Agostino, Scientist, Dipartimento di Chimica Generale e Chimica Organica, Università di Torino, gives his lecture "Authentication of Limoges Enamels by Noninvasive Techniques: The Larcade Collection" for the 3rd Biennial ICOM-CC Experts' Meeting on Enamel on Metal Conservation at The Frick Collection, October 8–9, 2010.

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Samuel H. Kress Lecture in Museum Education, "Museum Education and Progressive Values in the Digital Age" by Wendy Woon, Edward John Noble Deputy Director for Education, The Museum of Modern Art, May 11, 2012. Today’s globalized culture demands creativity and continual innovation from individuals as well as institutions. How can museum education foster creativity, both for onsite visitors in our galleries and for online audiences?

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