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One Hundred Years at the Library: Art and Politics

In this installment of our series looking back at the past century of the Frick Art Reference Library through significant objects in its collections, Stephen J. Bury, Andrew W. Mellon Chief Librarian, explores three items connected to the career of the Futurist poet and artist Vladimir Mayakovsky and his involvement in the turbulent politics of early twentieth-century Russia.

Reading List: Portraiture

In celebration of our acclaimed special exhibition Barkley L. Hendricks: Portraits at the Frick, Joey Vincennie, Reference Lead, presents a recommended reading list from the collection of the Frick Art Reference Library exploring how artists have crafted portraits throughout history.