Adair, William, owner of Gold Leaf Studios, framemaker, conservator of gilded antiques, Washington:
The miracle of Cortemaggiore: a 500-year-old frame returns home

Alexander, Mark, British-born artist working in Berlin:
Reviving Rococo: an interview with master carver Bernhard Lankers

Allen, Zoë, Senior Gilded Furniture & Frames Conservator at the V & A:
The Baroque Galleries at the V & A: Frames

Andronikos,Thanasis, art historian, owner of Heartbeat Gallery, Sheffield:
An introduction to Greek Orthodox shrines
An introduction to Greek Orthodox iconostases

Avila, Philippe, independent art historian, conservator & lecturer, New York:
A Nanban painting & its frame, commissioned by the Jesuits in the Age of Exploration
An introduction to Spanish Baroque frames in the Golden Age

Baughan, Elizabeth, gilder & conservator, and Kusserow, Karl, John Wilmerding Curator of American Art, Princeton University:
Framing history in early Princeton

Bencard, Mogens, Chief Curator and then Director of the Royal Danish Collections from 1980-98:
Frames: State of the Art. Part 3: Royal frames

Bisacca, George, Senior Conservator, Metropolitan Museum of Art:
The rise of the all’antica altarpiece frame

Bissinger, Caleb, writer and producer based in Los Angeles:
Sociology and the frame, or The painting’s pimp: a dissertation for the LSE

Bjerre, Henrik, former Head Conservator & Head of the Jørn Rubow Centre for Conservation at the Statens Museum  for Kunst:
Frames: State of the Art. Part 2: Picture frames in the Royal Danish collections

Burzio, Luca, dealer in fine art and antiques:
Bonzanigo and the micro-sculptural frame

Buvelot, Quentin, Senior Curator , Mauritshuis, The Hague:
Mauritshuis frames: Part 1

Cachaud, Céline, PhD candidate, University of Geneva; project manager, Musée du Louvre:
Framing Renaissance portrait miniatures in Paris and London
Framing miniatures in the 17th century : The Golden Age of ‘la boîte à portrait’
The Choiseul Box: a new jewel of miniature painting in the Musée du Louvre

Cahn, Isabelle, Chief Curator of Paintings at the Musée d’Orsay:
The place of the frame: Louise Delbarre interviews Isabelle Cahn, co-curator of the exhibition ‘Félix Fénéon (1861-1944)’

Carvalho, Rosário Salema de, researcher & executive coordinator, Az – Rede de Investigação em Azulejo / Azulejo Research Network: Universidade de Lisboa
Frame simulations in 18th century Portuguese azulejos
Cataloguing Baroque azulejo frames: a project in progress

Castillo Álvarez, Silvia, art historian & researcher into the decorative arts of Spain:
Frames, furnishings and woodwork in the Museo del Prado (1818-38)

Cecchi, Alessandro, art historian, author; Director of the Casa Buonarroti Foundation:
The tondo frame in Renaissance Florence

Church, James,  architect and art historian, London:
The Artist and the Framemaker: W. Elmer Schofield and H.W. Taylor

Clarke, Alison, PhD candidate, University of Liverpool and the National Gallery, London:
Stefano Bardini: dealer, restorer and collector of frames

Coninck, Arnaud, art historian; social network manager, Musée du Louvre:
Albert Besnard: Art Nouveau, Symbolist and antique frames

Davies, Paul, Professor Emeritus, taught history of architecture at the University of Reading and continues to research the subject:
Framing the miraculous: the devotional functions of perspective in Italian Renaissance tabernacle design

Delbarre, Louise, curator at the Conservation des oeuvres d’art religieuses et civiles (COARC) of the city of Paris:
‘Histoires de cadres’: frames in the collection of the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
The exhibition Regards sur les Cadres, and the frame collection of the Louvre
The place of the frame: Louise Delbarre interviews Isabelle Cahn, co-curator of the exhibition ‘Félix Fénéon (1861-1944)’

Gilbert, Creighton (1924-2011), Cornell and Yale professor of the Italian Renaissance and Michelangelo, US:
Painters & woodcarvers in early Renaissance Italy

Gramotnev, Helen, art historian, curator & blogger:
Degas’s frames for dancers and bathers

Hänsch, Johanna, writer, filmmaker; Editor & Social Media Manager at Werner Murrer Rahmen:
Reframing Munch in the light of his original frames

Hargraves, Matthew, Associate Curator for Collections Research and Head of Collections Information and Access, Yale Center for British Art:
Frames at the Yale Center for British Art

Jeffares, Neil, independent art historian specialising in 18th century pastels:
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Part II: her pastel frames, 1772-1789
Framing the Louvre’s pastels

Johnson, Alastair, Frame Conservator, Tate, London:
Restoring a Pre-Raphaelite frame

Kaźmierczak, Maciej, conservator and art historian:
Frames and their paintings: a Polish perspective

Knox, Tim, FSA, Director and Marlay Curator of the Fitzwilliam Museum:
Fitzwilliam Museum: frame appeal

Lenders, Anne, Assistant Curator, Mauritshuis, The Hague:
Mauritshuis frames: Part II: trophy frames

Linnemann, Jannie Henriette, Art historian, artist and architect:
The ideal craftsman: the Danish court gilder Peder Christian Damborg (1801-65)

Lysenko, Oksana, Senior Academic at the State Russian Museum, St Petersburg:
Russian frames: an interview with Oksana Lysenko of the Russian Museum, St Petersburg
Precious Framing. The painting and its frame: Dialogues – an exhibition at the State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Frames as passion and profession

Machado, Ana Raquel, Art History researcher, Faculdade de Letras, Universidade de Lisboa:
Frame simulations in 18th century Portuguese azulejos

Michel, Christian, Professor of Art History at the Université de Lausanne:
The oval frame in 18th century France

Mitchell, Paul, frame historian & consultant, Paul Mitchell Ltd:
A signed frame by Jean Chérin

Monbeig Goguel, Catherine, Emeritus Director of Research, CNRS; ex-Dépt. des arts graphiques, Musée du Louvre
Framing the drawing

Murrer, Werner, framemaker and frame historian, Werner Murrer Rahmen, Munich,
with Marianne Saal, art historian:
Frame and picture: reframing Expressionist works on paper in the Selinka Collection
with Johanna Hänsch, art historian:
Reframing Munch in the light of his original frames
with Marianne Saal, art historian:
Raphael’s Sistine Madonna and its frames

Ortega y Gasset, José, via Henrik Berre, Head Conservator, ret’d, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen:
Frames: State of the Art. Part 1: José Ortega y Gasset

Payne, John, Senior Conservator of Paintings, National Gallery of Victoria:
What’s in a frame: the borders of Mortimer Menpes

Penušliski, Kiril, art historian:
Girolamo da Santacroce’s polyptych in Košljun, Croatia

Pons, Bruno (1954-1995), art historian, author, doctor of endocrinology:
18th century French frames & their ornamentation

Robert, Maarten, sculptor and woodcarver:
Recreating an Auricular frame

Savage, Michael, Grumpy Art Historian:
Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames: exhibition at the National Gallery, London

Schade, Peter, Head of Framing, National Gallery, London:
National Gallery frames: an interview with Peter Schade
Wilhelm von Bode: framing the Old Masters in Berlin
How we look at art: Frames and framing – a video (with Matthew Reeves)
Reframing at the National Gallery, London: Part 1
Reframing at the National Gallery, London: Part 2
Presenting the legend: the many frames of Raphael

Schulz, Katrina, curator, Brücke Museum, Berlin:
Never Apart: Frames and Paintings by the artists of Die Brücke

Searle, Mark, frames & furniture conservator at Knole House (National Trust):
A 19th century British compo frame: a flexibly traditional approach to conservation

Shannon, Tatiana, post-graduate student, Smith College, University of Massachusetts:
Conserving a Stanford White frame

Shepherd, Lynn, author:
The frame as a vehicle for symbol and significance
Authors in the frame: ‘Reading’ novel frontispieces in the eighteenth century

Shriver, Steve, artist and historian of ornament:
Borderlands: an interview with Holly Lane
Framing in the Roman era

Simon, Jacob, Research Fellow, National Portrait Gallery, London:
Hogarth’s Framemaker
Women in picture framing
Thomas Gainsborough and picture framing

Slight, Jon, Assistant Conservator: Frames & Furniture at the Wallace Collection, London:
Liotard: a review of the Royal Academy exhibition

Smeaton, Suzanne, independent picture frame historian, at Michael Rosenfield Gallery, New York:
Framing George Bellows: Ashcan artist
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun: Part I: a review of the 2015-2016 exhibition, with a general note on some frames

Tamis, Dorien, freelance art historian and journalist, the Netherlands:
On Art and its Margins: the Frame in the Centre: an exhibition at the Dordrechts Museum
Lawrence Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity: a review of the exhibition, with a general note on his frames

Thage, Jacob, director of the Museum Jorn, Silkeborg (formerly Silkeborg Kunstmuseum):
Artists’ frames in 19th century Denmark

Thistlewood, Jevon, Paintings Conservator, Ashmolean Museum:
Restoring a Grinling Gibbons frame

Van ‘t Klooster, Maarten,  freelance art historian:
Kwab: The Auricular in Amsterdam
Corneille de Lyon: French portraits, Venetian frames, Islamic ornament

Wakefield, Jack, art dealer, consultant & journalist:
Wrestling with edges: an interview with Mark Alexander

Williams, Donna, Access & Interpretation Manager, Falmouth Art Gallery, Cornwall, and Richards, Kate, author and editor:
Falmouth Art Gallery, Brian Stewart and a passion for frames…


POETS who have contributed their work

Bennett, Jim, managing editor of The Poetry Kit (online):
frame builder
the frame

Doyle, Sarah, Poet in Residence at the Pre-Raphaelite Society:
The Blessed Damozel
‘The last watch of Hero’

McCarthy, Patricia, Editor of Agenda, winner of the 2012 National Poetry Competition:
The Blessed Damozel: a poem in two voices