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

– Malcolm is curator in charge of the Department of Photography, and curator of special projects at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, a post that he’s held since December 2013 following a tenure of 23 years at the Metropolitan

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Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann: “Messy History? Sculpture Collecting and the Kunstkammer”
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Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann: “Messy History? Sculpture Collecting and the Kunstkammer”

– Our final presentation today will be from Thomas DaCosta Kaufmann who is the Frederick Marquand Professor of Art and Archeology at Princeton University. Author of over 200 articles, and I promise not to list them all, and reviews of

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Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist
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Welcome and Opening Remarks, Ian Wardropper and Inge Reist

– Good afternoon, I’m Ian Wardropper, director of The Frick. I’m delighted to welcome you all here. Somebody was saying as we were walking in that if a meteor was about to strike this room, it would obliterate much of

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Margaret Laster: “The Taste for Flemish Art in Early Nineteenth-Century New York”
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Margaret Laster: “The Taste for Flemish Art in Early Nineteenth-Century New York”

– We’re now gonna be listening to Margaret Laster who is associate curator of American art at the New York Historical Society where she oversees the Society’s holdings of American painting and sculpture. Her specialty is 19th century art, architecture,

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Susan Grace Galassi: “Stranger in a Strange Land: A Century of Exhibitions of El Greco in New York”
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Susan Grace Galassi: “Stranger in a Strange Land: A Century of Exhibitions of El Greco in New York”

– For our second presentation this morning we’re still not straying too far from our Frick fold. Susan Grace Galassi, our senior curator here at the Frick Collection holds a PhD from The Institute of Fine Arts New York University

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Véronique Gerard Powell: “Murillo: The Shared Passion of Nineteenth-Century French and British…”
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Véronique Gerard Powell: “Murillo: The Shared Passion of Nineteenth-Century French and British…”

– Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. I am Xavier Salomon, the Peter Jay Sharp chief curator here at the Frick Collection. This week we celebrate the opening of the exhibition “Murillo: The Self Portraits,” which brings together for the first

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Emerson Bowyer: “Sculpting History: David d’Angers and Romantic Monument”
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Emerson Bowyer: “Sculpting History: David d’Angers and Romantic Monument”

– I’m Denise Allen, curator at the Frick Collection. And it gives me the greatest pleasure to introduce Emerson Bowyer to you. Emerson has completed his two year Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship at the Frick. He did that in August.

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Marco Grassi: The “Forgotten” Century: Italian Counter-Reformation Painting in America
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Marco Grassi: The “Forgotten” Century: Italian Counter-Reformation Painting in America

– Marco Grassi was born in Florence, son of an American mother and Arturo Grassi, a well-known third generation art dealer. Shortly after the last war, the family moved to the United States, where Marco completed his education with an

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Diana Dethloff: “Peter Lely: Collecting in Seventeenth–Century England”
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Diana Dethloff: “Peter Lely: Collecting in Seventeenth–Century England”

– Our next speaker is Diana Dethloff, who teaches at University College, London where she lectures on British art of the Elizabethan and Stuart eras. While she has published on many aspects of 17th century British art, she’s best known

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Ann Percy: “An Acquiring Mind: John S. Philips, a Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia…”
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Ann Percy: “An Acquiring Mind: John S. Philips, a Nineteenth-Century Philadelphia…”

– Ann Percy is the Mainwaring Curator of Drawings at the Philadelphia Museum of Art in Philadelphia. She received her degree, her PhD, from the Courtauld Institute in 1974. After working for three years as the art history editor for

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