Photography

Philip Gefter: "Wagstaff, Mapplethorpe and the Gay Sensibility"

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Philip Gefter, writer and photography historian, presents his lecture 'Wagstaff, Mapplethorpe and the Gay Sensibility' at the Frick Collection on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Part of the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Philippe Garner: "The Birth of the Modern Auction Market, 1971–1975 - A Personal Memoir"

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Philippe Garner, Deputy Chairman, Photographs and 20th-Century Decorative Art & Design, European President's Office, Christie's London, presents his lecture "The Birth of the Modern Auction Market, 1971–1975 - A Personal Memoir" at the Frick Collection on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Part of the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Denise Bethel: "From Book Object to Art Object: Some Observations on the Origins of the Photographs Market"

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Denise Bethel, former Chairman, Photographs, Americas, Sotheby's, Inc., presents her lecture "From Book Object to Art Object: Some Observations on the Origins of the Photographs Market" at the Frick Collection on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Part of the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Maria Morris Hambourg: "What Goes Around: Collecting the Modern"

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Maria Morris Hambourg, independent scholar and Founding Curator, Department of Photographs, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, presents her lecture "What Goes Around: Collecting the Modern" at the Frick Collection on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Part of the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Marta Weiss: "Madonnas, Goblets and Trees: Collecting Photography at the South Kensington Museum"

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Marta Weiss, Curator of Photographs, Word & Image Department, Victoria and Albert Museum, London presents her lecture "Madonnas, Goblets and Trees: Collecting Photography at the South Kensignton Museum" at the Frick Collection on Friday, May 8, 2015. Part the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Sophie Gordon: "Victoria and Albert as Collectors of Photographs"

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Sophie Gordon, Senior Curator of Photographs, The Royal Collection, The Royal Library, Windsor Castle presents her lecture 'Victoria and Albert as Collectors of Photographs' at the Frick Collection on Friday, May 8, 2015. Part of a series of lectures from the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Malcolm Daniel: "Thoughts about the History of Photography Collections and Collecting"

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 Malcolm Daniel, Curator in Charge, Department of Photography, and Curator of Special Projects, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents his keynote address, "Thoughts about the History of Photography Collections and Collecting," on Friday, May 8, 2015. Part of the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8–9, 2015.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Link to video of Inge Reist giving introductory remarks for the symposium 'Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography'

Welcome and opening remarks from Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection, and Inge Reist, Director, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library. This video introduces a series of lectures from the symposium Seen through the Collector's Lens: 150 Years of Photography presented by the Center for the History of Collecting at the Frick Collection on Friday and Saturday, May 8-9, 2015.