Lectures

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.

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?

"Up and Down the Garden Path: Secrets of La Promenade Revealed," by Colin B. Bailey, The Frick Collection, and Charlotte Hale, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Saturday, May 5, 2012.  The Frick's Promenade is the most important Impressionist painting acquired by Henry Clay Frick. In researching this well-known work for the exhibition Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, many technical and documentary discoveries were made.

"Antico: A Pioneer of Renaissance Sculpture," by Claudia Kryza-Gersch, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, May 2, 2012. Antico dedicated himself to reviving the forms and splendors of ancient sculpture. This lecture will explore the artist's pioneering role in establishing the bronze statuette as a new Renaissance genre; his innovative exploration of the classical bust and the female nude; and his invention of techniques for creating superbly finished versions of his bronzes that rival the technical achievements of the ancients.

Alex Gordon Lecture in the History of Art: "Renoir and the Democracy of Fashion," by Aileen Ribeiro, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, March 28, 2012.  The period after the fall of the Second Empire in France saw huge developments in the fashion industry, not just in haute couture, but also in the greater availability of ready-to-wear clothes and in the emergence of Paris's shopping culture. More people than ever before expressed an interest in fashion trends, a phenomenon that was reflected in contemporary art and literature.

March 16, 2012, Adriana Proser, John H. Foster Curator of Traditional Asian Art, Asia Society Museum, New York gives her lecture "Foundations of an East Asian Canon in Postwar America: Sherman Lee, John D. Rockefeller III, and Japan, 1946--53" 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.

March 16, 2012, Stanley Abe, Associate Professor, Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and Director, Program in the Arts of the Moving Image, Duke University, Durham gives his lecture "Sculpture in the Golden Age of East Asian Art Collecting" 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.

March 16, 2012, Warren I. Cohen, Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of History, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and Senior Scholar, Asia Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C. gives his lecture "The Golden Age of East Asian Art Collecting — and After" 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.

March 15, 2012, Lara Netting, J. Clawson Mills Fellow, Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art gives her lecture "All of the Best Collections of Individuals in China: John Ferguson's First Foray into the Chinese Painting Market in 1912-13" 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.

March 15, 2012, Maxwell K. Hearn, Douglas Dillon Curator in Charge of the Department of Asian Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art delivers the Keynote Address "East Asia and the Encyclopedic Art Museum: Chinese and Japanese Art at the Metropolitan Museum" 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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