The Winter Show is pleased to present Expert Eye: A curated selection of interviews and discussions providing viewers unique access to some of the most prestigious art and antiques dealers in the world. This program will explore a variety of exceptional objects spanning 5,000 years of global cultures across the three distinct categories which make up The Winter Show: fine art, decorative art, and jewelry.
Robert Simon Fine Art - “Madonna with Nursing Child” by Barbara Longhi, 16th Century Italian Renaissance
THE VANISHED COLLECTION: A Memoir of Parisian Art Plunder
Pauline Baer de Perignon's great-grandfather Jules Strauss was an avid collector and major donor to the Louvre in the early 20th century. Paintings in his collection by Renoir, Monet, Degas, Tiepolo, and more disappeared after the Nazi's seized his elegant Parisian apartment in 1942. Join the author and Marc Masurovsky, founder of the Holocaust Art Restitution Project, for a discussion about the looting of art treasures in Nazi occupied Paris.
JP Morgan: A Collector's Legacy
John Pierpont Morgan was not only one of the most powerful figures in finance with his name atop one of the world’s leading banking and investment firms, but also a prodigious collector, whose legacy resides in his many masterworks that are now highlights of important museum and private collections. The many facets of his passion for collecting, and the story behind his Asian, ancient, and Western art acquisitions will be explored by our notable panel of scholars. MODERATOR: Charlotte Eyerman, JP Morgan Chase PANELISTS: Colin B. Bailey, The Morgan Library & Museum Steven Chait, Ralph M. Chait Galleries, Inc. Linda Roth, Wadsworth Atheneum Jean Strouse, Biographer and author