Exhibitions

  • Whistler as Printmaker: Highlights from the Gertrude Kosovsky Collection

    April 30, 2019 to September 1, 2019

    The Frick Collection is pleased to announce a promised gift of forty-two works on paper by James McNeill Whistler (1834–1903), from the collection of Gertrude Kosovsky. This selection of fifteen prints and one pastel from the gift, now on view in the Cabinet Gallery, presents different aspects of the American expatriate’s prolific activity as a printmaker over the course of his career.

  • Tiepolo in Milan: The Lost Frescoes of Palazzo Archinto

    April 16, 2019 to July 14, 2019

    This spring, The Frick Collection presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs related to Giambattista Tiepolo’s first significant project outside of Venice, a series of ceiling frescoes for Palazzo Archinto in Milan that were destroyed during World War II.

  • Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture

    February 21, 2019 to June 2, 2019

    Moroni: The Riches of Renaissance Portraiture is the first major exhibition in the United States to focus on the portraiture of Giovanni Battista Moroni (1520/24–1579/80), an essential figure in the northern Italian tradition of naturalistic painting. The Frick presents about twenty of the artist’s most arresting portraits together with a selection of complementary objects — jewelry, textiles, armor, and other luxury items — that evoke the material world of the artist and his sitters and reveal his inventiveness in translating it into paint.

  • Masterpieces of French Faience: Selections from the Sidney R. Knafel Collection

    October 10, 2018 to September 22, 2019

    The exhibition in the Portico Gallery presents a promised gift to the Frick Collection: seventy-five objects from the collection of Sidney R. Knafel — the finest collection of French faience in private hands — to tell the fascinating and complex history of this particular art form.