"Fashioning the Mistress," by Gloria Groom, The Art Institute of Chicago, February 22, 2012. Between 1866 and 1872 Renoir featured his mistress Lise Tréhot in more than thirty paintings, ranging from small and intimate genre scenes to the full-length canvases that he exhibited. Tréhot, wearing the most up-to-the-minute fashions, served as Renoir's calling card by advertising the artist as a painter of modern life, and especially of the fashionable Parisienne.
"Charles Ryskamp: A Life in Arts and Letters," by Matthew Hargraves, Yale Center for British Art, February 15, 2012. Charles Ryskamp (1928–2010) served as the Director of The Frick Collection from 1987 to 1997. Under his leadership the Frick underwent a profound evolution and embarked on a new era of growth and innovation.