What Are Some of the Exhibitions in The Frick Museum in NYC?


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The Frick Collection in New York City schedules several temporary exhibitions each year. Listings of future and current exhibitions and installations are available on the official museum website, as are archives of past exhibits. The Museum Shop also sells exhibition catalogs with complete listings of current and upcoming exhibits. As of December 2015, The Frick Collection exhibits include "Andrea del Sarto: The Renaissance Workshop in Action" and "From Sevres to Fifth Avenue: French Porcelain at The Frick Collection."

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For 2016, a scheduled exhibit is "Van Dyck: The Anatomy of Portraiture." This exhibit shows the works of Anthony van Dyck, a celebrated portraitist for his elegance, and his subjects, which are powerful and intriguing 17th-century figures. Another prominent exhibit is "Watteau’s Soldiers: Scenes of Military Life in Eighteenth-Century France," a showing of work by painter of aristocrats and actors Jean-Antoine Watteau. He painted during the War of the Spanish Succession in France.

The Frick Collection website lists past exhibitions in chronological order and offers a drop-down menu to look for exhibitions by year. Some examples of standout past exhibits include "Leighton’s Flaming June," "Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery" and "Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Hals: Masterpieces of Dutch Painting from the Mauritshuis."

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