The Frick Celebrates the U.S. Launch of From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
The Frick Art & Historical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is the premier venue for the North American tour of "From Michelangelo to Annibale Carracci: A Century of Italian Drawings from the Prado." The exhibition opened on October 25th with a series of special events hosted by the Frick. A party in honor of the opening was held on the evening of October 24th. October 30th was Conversations and Cocktails -- From the Prado to Pittsburgh with David Wilkins, PhD, Professor Emeritus at the University of Pittsburgh. The Frick Art & Historical Center continues to offer a wide variety of public programs in conjunction with the exhibition, on view through January 4, 2009. Docent tours of the exhibition are available, as are relevant Teacher Workshops, Studio Art Workshops, Film screenings, and a concert on November 18th -- Music for Exhibitions: Chatham Baroque and Katherine Sotoka, soprano, present "What New Astonishments!" Diane De Grazia, PhD, the former Chief Curator of the Cleveland Museum of Art will present a lecture, entitled Connoisseurship and Sixteenth-Century Italian Drawings on December 3rd.
Click below to read the review of the exhibition in the Pittsburgh-Tribune Review: