‘A Demand for Drawing: Five Centuries of Collecting’ is a two-day symposium presented by the Center for the History of Collecting and the Drawing Institute of the Morgan Library & Museum on March 4 and 5. The symposium focuses on historic collections of Old Master drawings in Europe and the United States. The keynote address, given by Hugo Chapman, Keeper of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, will be followed by presentations on collectors such as Giorgio Vasari, Pierre-Jean Mariette, the dukes of Devonshire, and Frits Lugt.
The event concludes with an interview of George Goldner, former curator at the J. Paul Getty Museum and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, conducted by Philippe de Montebello, Director Emeritus of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Please note: Friday’s sessions will be held at the Morgan Library & Museum; Saturday’s will be held at The Frick Collection. For tickets, click HERE.