Michelle McCarthy-Behler

Reading List: Pride Month

Happy Pride Month from the Frick Art Reference Library! Celebrate by discovering a selection of recommended reads (both hardcover titles and freely accessible e-books) that spotlight LGBTQ+ art, artists, and history.

Reading List: Black History Month

The Frick Art Reference Library offers its first Reading List in celebration of Black History Month. Explore eight free e-book titles dedicated to the life, work, and legacy of Black American artists.

Introduction to Web Archives

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The practice of web archiving offers a means of preserving and providing access to ephemeral web-based art resources in support of art historical scholarship.

Provenance Stories

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This webinar highlights the narrative histories of three provenance case studies connected with the Library.

Exploring Open Access Image Resources

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As research and learning switch to online, art history professionals, educators, and students rely more heavily on open-access resources. In this webinar, users will gain an understanding of open-access image repositories available to them for research. How to incorporate found images into e-learning will also be discussed.

Presented by Michelle McCarthy-Behler, Assistant Librarian for Public Services, Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection

WWII-Era Provenance Research

WWII-Era Provenance Research: Free Web Resources

This webinar provided an introduction to WWII-era provenance research, and included a brief historical overview of Nazi-era confiscation activities and common challenges faced in researching artwork of this period. Participants were guided through live demonstrations of publicly accessible multinational and country-specific web resources and effective research strategies.

Presented by Michelle McCarthy-Behler, Assistant Librarian for Public Services, Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection