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Brooke Friedman

Specialty Phonograph Collection for Auction

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo Dr Leigh M. Martinet 1924 – 2016 To Leigh Martinet, phonographs were not machines, they were “friends.” This stemmed from a childhood hobby of collecting devices that played recorded music. Their fascinating appearance and the different way […]

April 21, 2017

Building an Inclusive Collection with Alex Cooper

It is impossible to miss the long overdue movement among cultural institutions as they move away from ignoring artists of color and their enormous contributions to finally giving these artists the exposure and accolades they well deserve. Here in Baltimore, we are proud of the revised mission of the Baltimore Museum of Art to dedicate […]

September 3, 2019