There are many wonderful free Web-based research resources for the study of art history, but how do we know how to find them or if they are reliable? For the last few years, staff at the Frick Art Reference Library have been selecting, evaluating, and cataloging such Web sites.
The Frick Art Reference Library recently acquired a three volume, complete run of 'Le DA COSTA Encyclopédique', published in Paris in 1947-8.
The Frick Art Reference Library is one of the participants in the new Getty Research Portal. The Getty Research Institute is spearheading this international collaboration with libraries that are digitizing art history books in order to make their resources accessible to a larger audience.
Frick Curator Denise Allen, along with fellow curators, won the 2011 award for Outstanding Small Exhibition (based on square footage: no more than 2,000 square feet) for Antico: The Golden Age of Renaissance Bronzes. The exhibition was curated by Eleonora Luciano, associate curator of sculpture, National Gallery of Art, in collaboration with
The NEH Division of Preservation and Access has published an online article about our two consecutive NEH projects to digitize the Frick Library negatives on its new website. Written by Mary Downs, Senior Program Officer, it is titled "Is there a Portrait in Your Past? Frick Art Reference Library Records Go Online."
The Frick Collection received two NEH grants totaling $648,900 to digitize and make accessible thirty thousand endangered negatives in the Frick Art Reference Library's Photoarchive, all of them made between 1922 and 1967 from art in private home
A joint project of the Frick Art Reference Library and Brooklyn Museum Libraries and Archives that digitized ephemeral exhibition checklists, pamphlets, and catalogues from eleven historically significant galleries, society clubs, and arts associations operating from the late nineteenth to the early twentieth century.