British Models of Collecting and the American Response (New York,6-7 May 11)

The Frick Collection, New York, May 6 - 07, 2011

Symposium

Reflections across the Pond: British Models of Collecting and the American Response
New York, May 6–7, 2011

The Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection and The Frick Art Reference Library

Fifteen speakers will examine British collecting practices during the nineteenth century and discuss how subsequent generations of American collectors embraced the British tradition while developing their own models of collecting, both privately and for the public good. James Stourton, Chairman of Sotheby’s UK, will deliver the Keynote Address. Other speakers include Shelley M. Bennett (Huntington Library and Art Collections), Sir David Cannadine (Princeton University), Neil Harris (University of Chicago), and Jean Strouse (New York Public Library).

For the full program, please see http://www.frick.org/assets/PDFs/center/2011_5_6%20and%207%20Center%20Symposium.pdf

To purchase tickets: http://www.frick.org/center/index.htm or call 212-547-6894

This symposium is made possible through the generosity of the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.

Reference:
CONF: British Models of Collecting and the American Response (New York,6-7 May 11). In: ArtHist.net, Apr 11, 2011 (accessed Feb 19, 2020), <https://arthist.net/archive/1179>.

Contributor: Esmee Quodbach, Center for the History of Collecting, The Frick Collection

Contribution published: Apr 11, 2011

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