Past

  • Bellini and Giorgione in the House of Taddeo Contarini

    November 9, 2023 to February 4, 2024

    Bellini’s St. Francis in the Desert and Giorgione’s Three Philosophers were once displayed in the same Venetian palazzo—the house of the Renaissance collector Taddeo Contarini. This exhibition brings them together for the first time in centuries, providing an unprecedented opportunity for audiences to see them in dialogue.
  • Barkley L. Hendricks: Portraits at the Frick

    September 21, 2023 to January 7, 2024

    This presentation celebrates the remarkable figurative work of Barkley L. Hendricks (1945–2017) through a focused selection of portraiture drawn from private and public collections. This pioneering American artist, who counted the Frick among his favorite museums, continues to inspire artists and designers today.
  • The Gregory Gift

    February 16, 2023 to July 9, 2023

    A remarkable gift of fine and decorative works of art was bequeathed to the Frick by Alexis Gregory (1936–2020) and was shown as a group for the first time in this exhibition. The eclectic assemblage includes pastels, enamels, clocks, and objects made of metal, enamel, and hardstone.

  • Olafur Eliasson and Claude Monet

    October 20, 2022 to January 22, 2023

    The Frick presents an installation inspired by the acclaimed Diptych publication series. In conjunction with a book focused on Claude Monet’s Vétheuil in Winter, the Frick shows a work created for the occasion by Olafur Eliasson (b. 1967, Denmark) alongside the Monet painting, one of the museum’s few Impressionist works.

  • The Eveillard Gift

    October 13, 2022 to February 26, 2023

    This exhibition presents a remarkable promised gift of European works on paper. Along with figurative sketches, independent studies, and portraits are two vivid landscape scenes. Artists include Boucher, Caillebotte, Degas, Fragonard, Goya, Sargent, and Vigée Le Brun.

  • Propagazioni: Giuseppe Penone at Sèvres

    March 17, 2022 to August 28, 2022

    This installation by Giuseppe Penone (b. 1947), a key figure in the Arte Povera movement, marks the public debut of objects created during a collaboration with the Sèvres Porcelain Manufactory. Penone’s works can be seen in dialogue with the Frick’s rich holdings in the medium.
  • Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters

    September 30, 2021 to September 11, 2022

    Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters is an exciting year-long project featuring the work of four New York–based artists: Doron Langberg, Salman Toor, Jenna Gribbon, and Toyin Ojih Odutola. Each presents a single new work in conversation with iconic paintings in the Frick’s collection, with particular emphasis on issues of gender and queer identity typically excluded from narratives of early modern European art.
  • Henry Arnhold’s Meissen Palace: Celebrating a Collector

    November 7, 2019 to March 11, 2020

    The Frick Collection presented an exhibition of works from the collection of the late Henry H. Arnhold (1921–2018), transforming the Portico Gallery into an eighteenth-century “porcelain room” showcasing wares from the famed Meissen manufactory.
  • Manet: Three Paintings from the Norton Simon Museum

    October 16, 2019 to January 5, 2020

    The Frick presented three Manet canvases from the collection of the Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California.
  • Bertoldo di Giovanni: The Renaissance of Sculpture in Medici Florence

    September 18, 2019 to January 12, 2020

    The Frick Collection presented the first-ever exhibition on the Florentine sculptor Bertoldo di Giovanni (ca. 1440–1491), a renowned student of Donatello, a teacher of Michelangelo, and a great favorite of Lorenzo “il Magnifico” de’ Medici, his principal patron.