August 15, 2020 - September 5, 2021
Bouke de Vries: War and Pieces
A special installation at The Frick Art Museum presents Dutch contemporary artist Bouke de Vries' interpretation of an 18th-century tablescape with a sprawling assemblage of porcelain fragments resembling a nuclear wasteland. A former conservator of art objects, de Vries resurrects broken porcelain shards that would otherwise have been discarded and uses them to create new artworks that tackle both contemporary and historic issues.
April 24, 2021 - November 28, 2021
Cast in Chrome: The Art of Hood Ornaments
Over the history of motoring, hood ornaments evolved from the practical (externally mounted radiator caps) to the purely decorative. Today, only a few luxury brands continue the tradition. Why were hood ornaments so popular and what led to their near demise?
July 3, 2021 - September 26, 2021
Sporting Fashion: Outdoor Girls 1800 to 1960
The first exhibition to explore the evolution of women's sporting attire in Western fashion, Sporting Fashion will look at the impact of new technologies and evolving social mores on women's clothing for sport, charting the cultural and material developments that allowed women to make their way outdoors.
March 6, 2021 - May 9, 2021
Frida Kahlo: Through the Lens of Nickolas Muray
Photographic portraits dating from 1937 to 1946 explore Muray's unique perspective as Kahlo's friend, lover, and confidant, while highlighting Kahlo's deep interest in her Mexican heritage, her life and travels, and the family and friends around her.
May 12, 2021 - May 30, 2021
decolonizing: intimate family portraiture
Inspired by the personal photographs in Frida Kahlo—An Intimate Portrait, 13 women artists of the locally based #notwhite collective selected photographs from our their own family albums to create an intimate, collective portrait of themselves. Through their photos, they share experiences that bind them together—love, joy, family, loss—and express their unique cultural identities.
November 8, 2020 - February 7, 2021
The Frick Reflects: Looking Back, Moving Forward
A critical look at The Frick Pittsburgh's permanent collection and institutional origin story, inspired by the 50th anniversary of the founding of The Frick Art Museum and 30th anniversary of Clayton's restoration and public opening, this exhibition examines the social context in which the Frick family lived, the perspective with which Helen Clay Frick founded the organization, and the values and viewpoints the collection reveals, sometimes unwittingly.