Edgar Peters Bowron: “The Critical Fortunes of Italian Baroque Painting in America”

– A native of Birmingham, Alabama, Edgar Peters Bowron, known to almost everyone as Pete, received his B.A. from Colgate University and his M.A. and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. He began his professional career at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and has subsequently worked in a number of American

‘Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting,’ An Introduction to the Exhibition

‘Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting,’ An Introduction to the Exhibition

(classical music) – [Voiceover] Hello, I’m Colin Bailey, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator at The Frick Collection. I would like to introduce you to the current exhibition, Renoir, Impressionism, and Full-Length Painting on view from February 7 through May 13, 2012. The Frick Collection is renowned above all for its old master

Michael Gallagher: “Conservation of Velázquez’s Portrait of Philip IV”

Michael Gallagher: “Conservation of Velázquez’s Portrait of Philip IV”

– I’m Michael Gallagher. I’m Sherman Fairchild conservator in charge of the Paintings Conservation Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Frick Collection has had a very long and fruitful association with the Painting Conservation Department at the museum. When I took up my position in October 2005, it was very much something I