Before The Frick: Remembering The Lenox Library

  • Posted on Dec 01, 2016 by

Decades before Henry Clay Frick (1849–1919) moved to New York City and began filling his mansion with artistic masterpieces, another extraordinarily wealthy collector was populating his own mammoth structure with books and art in exactly the same location. James Lenox (1800–1880) was one of the richest men in New York in the second half of the nineteenth century, and one of its most influential philanthropists and bibliophiles.

Web Archives and Photoarchive Images Now Available in NYARC Discovery

  • Posted on Aug 03, 2016 by

NYARC Discovery ( is a new research tool from The New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), consisting of the libraries of the Brooklyn Museum, the Frick Art Reference Library, and The Museum of Modern Art. We are happy to introduce the integration of two important collections into NYARC Discovery – the NYARC web archives collections and images from the Frick Art Reference Library’s Photoarchive.