Director Ian Wardropper discusses current and upcoming exhibitions, including Luigi Valadier: Splendor in Eighteenth-Century Rome.
Alexander J. Noelle, Anne L. Poulet Curatorial Fellow, previews the 2019 exhibition dedicated to the sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni. He discusses the artist’s statuette, Shield Bearer, which will be featured in the show, and is from the Frick’s permanent collection.
In 2015, The Frick Collection and the Ghetto Film School launched The Frick Film Project, a pilot collaboration between the Bronx-based independent film organization and the celebrated museum. The initiative provides onsite education across two creative disciplines, the fine arts and the cinematic arts. Throughout the year, students in the Fellows Program at Ghetto Film School participate in seminars led by the Frick’s Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator Xavier F.
Xavier F. Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, previews the upcoming fall exhibition dedicated to the Roman Silversmith, Luigi Valadier. He discusses the Frick’s recent acquisition of a rare vase by the artist, which will be featured in the show.
Director Ian Wardropper (along with Publications Editor Rebecca Brooke), discusses the Frick’s plans to upgrade and expand its buildings, the institution’s first comprehensive upgrade since 1935.
Margaret Iacono, Associate Research Curator, writes about a lost marble bust of Frick Art Reference founder Helen Clay Frick, by American sculptor Malvina Cornell Hoffman. A plaster model of the bust, a recent gift to the museum, represents an intriguing episode in Frick family history and provides a welcome opportunity to recall the career of a fascinating artist.
Director Ian Wardropper looks ahead to programs of the coming months and discusses the Frick’s inclusion in Apollo Magazine’s “best of 2017” awards.