In the seventh episode of “Frick Five,” Curator Aimee Ng interviews Nathan Flis, Head of Exhibitions and Publications, and Assistant Curator of 17th-Century Paintings, Yale Center for British Art. Nathan reflects on the intersection of life and art, discussing his roles as curator, painter, diarist, etcher, gardener, father, and son. He also reconsiders the legacy of one of the 20th century’s biggest names.
In the fifth episode of “Frick Five,” Curator Aimee Ng interviews Emerson Bowyer, Searle Associate Curator of European Painting and Sculpture, Art Institute of Chicago. Emerson answers our five questions, expressing his admiration for the early twentieth-century French sculptor Camille Claudel. “This is, for me, sculpture at its limit, sculpture on the edge.”
In the third episode of “Frick Five,” Xavier F. Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, interviews Arturo Galansino, Director General of the Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence. Arturo answers our five questions, disclosing his love for Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. (He promises to wear his Pink Floyd tee-shirt next time.)
In the fourth episode of “Frick Five,” Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, interviews his colleague, Curator Aimee Ng. Aimee answers our five questions, revealing how she became an art historian and why. As for the work of art she would most like to live with, it’s about 3,000 years old, 19 inches tall, and has a “cool, calm, commanding presence.”
In the second episode of “Frick Five,” Curator Aimee Ng interviews Charlotte Vignon, Director of the Musée national de céramique, Sèvres, and previously Curator of Decorative Arts at the Frick. Charlotte answers our five questions—and discusses her love for a certain Bohemian-born poet. (Hint: he once worked as a secretary for Rodin.)
In the inaugural episode of “Frick Five,” Xavier F. Salomon, Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, interviews Nathaniel Silver, the William and Lia Poorvu Curator at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston. Nat answers our five questions including "What work of art changed your life?" Listen in on this entertaining and exciting exchange of viewpoints.