Colin B. Bailey

Colin B. Bailey was formerly Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick Collection. His is currently Director of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

 

NYC-ARTS Curator's Choice: Renoir Exhibition

Link to video of Colin B. Bailey about Renoir for WNYC

There is a long tradition in Western European art of the full-length format. The Frick's Colin B. Bailey examines the sort of art Renoir was looking back to when, during the 1870s and early '80s, as a founding Impressionist, he chose this format to paint some of his most joyful and ambitious pictures of everyday life in the metropolis.

Colin B. Bailey: "Renoir's Wall Power"

Link to video of Colin B. Bailey lecture about Renoir

Between 1874 and 1885 Renoir—unlike other Impressionists—produced large-scale works in both full-length and horizontal formats in which he explored the grandeur of Parisian life, leisure, and fashion.

Renoir: Dancing Couples

Link to video about Renoir

This video was created in conjunction with the exhibition Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, on view at The Frick Collection from February 7th through May 13th, 2012.

Renoir: The Umbrellas

Link to video about Renoir: The Umbrellas

This video was created in conjunction with the exhibition Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, on view at The Frick Collection from February 7th through May 13th, 2012.

Renoir: A Look Beneath the Surface

Link to video about Renoir: A Look Beneath the Surface

This video was created in conjunction with the exhibition, Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting, on view at The Frick Collection from February 7 through May 13, 2012. 

 

'Masterpieces of European Painting from the Norton Simon Museum'

Link to introductory exhibition video for Masterpieces of European Painting from the Norton Simon Museum

The Frick Collection was pleased to present a selection of five masterpieces of European painting from the highly acclaimed Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California that was on view in the Oval Room from February 10 through May 10, 2009. Colin B. Bailey, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick Collection introduces this exhibition.

Colin B. Bailey: Jacopo Bassano, "The Flight into Egypt"

Link to video of Colin B. Bailey discussing Bassano's 'The Flight into Egypt'

The Frick Collection was pleased to present a selection of five masterpieces of European painting from the highly acclaimed Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena, California thta was on view in the Oval Room from February 10 through May 10, 2009. Colin B. Bailey, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick Collection discusses this exhibition.

'Masterpieces of European Painting from Dulwich Picture Gallery'

Link to introductory video for the exhibition 'Masterpieces of European Painting from Dulwich Picture Gallery'

Dulwich Picture Gallery holds one of the world's major collections of seventeenth- and eighteenth-century paintings. The exhibition, which heralds the Gallery’s bicentenary in 2011, reintroduced American audiences to this institution’s collection through an exceptional group of works, shown exclusively at the Frick through May 30, 2010.

 

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