Framing Alten: A Discussion of the Frames...

What is the story behind a frame that surrounds an Alten’s painting? Did Alten chose it or did it come later? How does one select an appropriate frame for an artwork? What do we know about the frames’ profiles, designs, and finishes?

July 26, 2018
Framing Alten: A Discussion of the Frames Surrounding His Paintings

Frames can be easy to overlook as they dutifully fulfill their aesthetic and physical support roles of artworks. We want to shake things up and make them the center of attention for a change. Kim Smith of Perception Gallery will take us on a fun, informal tour of George and Barbara Gordon Gallery for a discussion about the frames that surround Alten’s artworks.