150 Years of Collecting Impressionist Art: From the Avant-Garde to the Mainstream
Center for the History of Collecting Symposium
The Frick Collection, New York
May 11–12, 2018
From the Frick Collection:
This two-day symposium will explore the evolution of Impressionist art collecting, from the sole province of bold collectors in France to a highly popular international pursuit. Renowned art historian Richard Brettell will deliver the keynote address, followed by presentations by distinguished speakers from Europe and the United States, including Joachim and Lionel Pissarro, Anne Distel, and George Shackelford. Support for the symposium has been generously provided by the Edith O’Donnell Institute of Art History, Christie’s, and Northern Trust.
Discussions include the following:
Promoting Impressionists Abroad with Paul-Louis Durand-Ruel, Paris,
“This Kind of Painting Sells!” Collectors of Impressionist Painting 1874–1914 with Anne Distel, Curator Emerita, French National Museums, Paris,
The Inspiring Insider: Mary Cassatt and the Taste for Impressionism in America with Laura D. Corey, Research Associate, European Paintings, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and more.
For more information: www.frick.org