After a foray into fashion, The Frick Art and Historical Center has returned to its comfort zone with “Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts” (March 17-​July 8, 2018).

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  • Issue Quarter Spring
  • Issue Year 2018
  • Sub Heading Paul Mellon’s French collection comes to the Frick; The Westmoreland opens immigration exhibit
The Frick Pittsburgh marked the opening of “Undressed: A History of Fashion in Underwear” with a gala held on the evening of October 19. The sold-​out “Undressed” gala provided four hundred guests the opportunity to experience the blockbuster exhibition before it opened to the public on Saturday, October 21. Gala co-​chairs were Ina…

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  • Issue Quarter Between the Issues
  • Issue Year 2017
  • Sub Heading October 19, 2017
It’s the first article of clothing you put on and the last one you take off. It comes in all shapes and sizes, colors and textures, ranging from exceedingly comfortable to helplessly imprisoned. It can be sporty, sultry, dull or disturbing, and is quite literally the foundation of the outfit we build onto…

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  • Issue Quarter Fall
  • Issue Year 2017
Unbalanced. Uncomfortable. Unnecessary. For a somewhat misinformed 30-​year-​old male, these descriptors came to mind when considering the high-​heeled shoe. So when I sat down to write about a wildly popular exhibition coming to Pittsburgh this summer featuring these shoes in their historical context, you might understand my uncertainty. After all, my own “heel”…

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  • Issue Quarter Summer
  • Issue Year 2016
  • Sub Heading The Frick turns up the heat with “Killer Heels“
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