An inside look at the world-renowned Frick Collection in New York City, home to a selection of the world’s greatest masterpieces.

Xavier Salomon, the acclaimed Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator of The Frick, deconstructs one such work — William Turner’s Cologne, the Arrival of a Packet-Boat: Evening (1826) — to illustrate how art is a like a message in a bottle: if we take the time to search, works that have survived the centuries can communicate long-forgotten truths about the past and be a powerful vehicle by which to broaden our understanding of our cultural heritage.


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