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Frick Collection

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The Frick Collection is a small art museum with a collection of old master paintings and fine furniture housed in six galleries within a former mansion. The collection features some of the best-known paintings by major European artists, as well as works of sculpture and porcelain. In addition to the permanent collection, the Frick organises focused temporary exhibitions.

The Exhibits of the Frick Collection include:

Further information about the Frick Collection is available via the following links:

Essential Facts:

  • Name:            Frick Collection
  • City:                New York City
  • Established:  1935
  • Type:              Art Museum
  • Location:      1 East 70th Street, New York City, U.S.


“The modern world thinks of art as very important: something close to the meaning of life.” Alain de Botton


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