Tour of Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time at The Frick Collection
On Thursday April 20, 2017, the V&AAF were treated to an excellent tour of the exhibition Turner’s Modern and Ancient Ports: Passages through Time at The Frick Collection.
The tour was led by Senior Curator, Susan Galassi and Curatorial Assistant, Eloise Owens, and showcased several of Joseph Mallord Turner’s works in oil, graphite and watercolor depicting contemporary cities and classical scenes from the ancient world.
Dr Christine Checinska, Senior Curator of African and African Diaspora Fashion at the V&A, and Ernestine White-Mifetu, Sills Foundation Curator of African Art at the…
Marta Weiss, Senior Curator, Photography at the V&A, gave an interesting and illuminating talk on her book Autofocus: The Car in Photography.
V&A Curators Corinna Gardner and Johanna Agerman Ross gave the V&AAF a virtual preview of the newly refurbished 20th and 21st century galleries, Design: 1900-Now.