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Pride Night at the Frick

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JUNE 27: (L-R) Mercedes de Guardiola, Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Lizzie Asher, Miguel Ferreya de Bone and Casey Kohlberg attend Pride at the Frick: A Cheng-Harrell Midsummer Evening at Frick Madison on June 27, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for The Frick Collection)

The Frick Collection hosted their first Pride event at the Frick: A Cheng-Harrell Midsummer Evening. Inspired by the current installation series Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters, it was a celebration of the LGBTQ community for the museum’s Fellows, Young Fellows, and guests. Sponsored by Trustee Tai-Heng Cheng and Cole Harrell, The Living Histories project features works by four contemporary artists, each in conversation with major Frick paintings.  With particular emphasis on issues of gender and queer identity, this type of portrayal  was typically excluded from narratives of early modern European art.

Pride Frick

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 27: Guests attend Pride at the Frick: A Cheng-Harrell Midsummer Evening at Frick Madison on June 27, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for The Frick Collection)

The fourth and final project, Toyin Ojih Odutola’s The Listener, was on view throughout the evening. April Kim Tonin, the Frick’s Ayesha Bulchandani Head of Education and Public Engagement, presented a short program on the work. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres were served in the lower garden area of the museum, and short talks will be offered in the galleries throughout the evening.

Event committee: Lizzie Asher, Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Ian Ferreyra de Bone, Mercedes de Guardiola, Casey Kohlberg, Charles Myers, and Alexander Roque

Pride Frick

Lizzie Asher, Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Casey Kohlberg, Tai-Heng Cheng

Ian Wardropper, Tai-Heng Cheng, Cole Harrell

Ian Wardropper, Tai-Heng Cheng, Cole Harrell

Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Director Ian Wardropper, Martha Loring, Helen Clay Chace, and John Durocher

Ian Wardropper, Martha Loring, Helen Chace, John Durocher

Simon Navarro, William Rosenberg, and David Roll. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Simon Navarro, William Rosenberg, and David Roll. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Mercedes de Guardiola (C) and guests attend Pride at the Frick: A Cheng-Harrell Midsummer Evening at Frick Madison on June 27, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for The Frick Collection)

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 27: Mercedes de Guardiola (C) and guests attend Pride at the Frick: A Cheng-Harrell Midsummer Evening at Frick Madison on June 27, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Eugene Gologursky/Getty Images for The Frick Collection)

Trustee Tai-Heng Cheng and Jane Moss. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Trustee Tai-Heng Cheng and Jane Moss. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

 

Pamela Council and Danielle Amodeo. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Pamela Council and Danielle Amodeo. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Emir Pehilj and Paul Muratore. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Emir Pehilj and Paul Muratore. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Zak Risinger, Trustee Sharese Bullock-Bailey, William Benjamin, William Harper. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Sharese Bullock-Bailey, William Benjamin Harper, William Harper

Victoria Pelgrift, Jackie Elfe, Arden Wolf, and Adrien Lesser. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Victoria Pelgrift, Jackie Elfe, Arden Wolf, and Adrien Lesser. Photo: Matteo Prandoni/BFA.com

Inside the Fashionable Spring Garden Fête at the Frick Madison

For more: https://www.frick.org/exhibitions

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