Tuesday, July 21, 2020

The Frick at Your Fingertips: Weekly Highlights

THE FRICK COLLECTION

Still Life with Plums

The Frick at Your Fingertips

Raise a glass to our widely praised program Cocktails with a Curator, which was recently hailed by the Wall Street Journal as "an entertaining crash course in art history and a wonderful introduction to the riches of The Frick Collection."

Create your own versions of beloved Frick masterpieces. Download our first set of coloring pages at frick.org/coloring and stay tuned for new installments being released throughout the summer. Don't forget to share your creations with us on social media by tagging @frickcollection.

Researchers and educators—continue your work remotely with a host of digital resources available through the Frick Art Reference Library. Rewatch our recent webinar to learn how to access resources from home or register for a selection of upcoming online tutorials.


Audrey MunsonWhat's Her Story?

In celebration of the one-hundredth anniversary of women’s right to vote in the United States, the Frick is celebrating the oft-overlooked stories of women who made, appeared in, collected, and took care of art in its collection in a series of videos. In the newest installment, Curator Aimee Ng introduces viewers to "Miss Manhattan," Audrey Munson. 

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Vermeer's Mistress and MaidLook Behind the Curtain of Vermeer's Mistress and Maid

A recent examination of the Frick's painting completed with The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Doerner Institut in Germany offers new insights into Vermeer's artistic process and the work's enigmatic black backdrop.

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Villa Barbaro in Maser, ItalyTravels with a Curator

In the newest episode of our online series, Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, goes on a virtual excursion to one of his favorite places: Villa Barbaro in Maser, Italy, which is decorated with floor-to-ceiling frescoes by Paolo Veronese.

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Lodovico Capponi Frick Five

In the sixth episode of Frick Five, Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator, interviews Emma Capron, Associate Curator of Renaissance Painting at the National Gallery, London. Emma answers five questions, expressing her wish to be “deep-frozen” in a portrait by the sixteenth-century Italian painter Agnolo Bronzino. 

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