“Porcelain Rooms from Amalia von Solms to Arlene Shechet,” by Meredith Martin, New York University

25 Oct

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The Frick Collection

1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Phone: 212-288-0700

Popular among European elites during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries but also present in Asia and Africa, the “porcelain room” was a unique architectural phenomenon associated with expanding global trade, intercultural curiosity, and consumerism. Martin’s talk explores its history and its echoes in Porcelain, No Simple Matter: Arlene Shechet and the Arnhold Collection.
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