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Louis Comfort Tiffany:
Was an American artist and designer who worked in the decorative arts and is best kn aadhjoxz. Anéis de casamento tiffany e coown for his work in stained glass and is the American artist most associated with the Art Nouveau and Aesthetic movements. Tiffany was affiliated with a prestigious collaborative of designers known as the Associated Artists which included Lockwood de Forest, Candace Wheeler, and Samuel Colman. Tiffany designed stained glass windows and lamps, glass mosaics, blown glass, ceramics, jewelry, enamels and metalwork. Louis Comfort Tiffany died on January 17, 1933, and is buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York.
Tiffany Lamps are highly sought after by Major Museums Worldwide, Auctions, Collectors & Galleries like Ophir Gallery who purchase, exhibit and sell objects designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany's, "Tiffany Studios."
The works of the Tiffany Studios revolutionized interior design in turn-of-the-century America. All of the company’s works-from stained-glass windows to blown-glass vases; lamp shades to inkwells-bore the unique stamp of one man, Louis Comfort Tiffany, who created the Tiffany Studios and supervised every aspect of their production.Many of these official studio pieces are well known today-avidly sought by museums and collectors worldwide. Special ones among them, as well as other lesser known pieces-the “lost” works of Louis Tiffany himself-are, in a real sense, the core of his astonishing achievement. They comprise his personal oeuvre-the objects made from his original designs for exhibition, for private commissions, or for use in Tiffany’s own homes.This book reevaluates Tiffany’s art in terms of his personal work-including pieces in all the media that attracted him over the course of his prolific career; stained glass, of course, but also mosaics, blown glass, pottery, jewelry, and enamels. Tiffany’s pioneering efforts in interior design are covered, as are his easel paintings and his dream of creating a permanent residential retreat for working artists. Hugh F. McKean also provides much intimate insight into Tiffany’s personality, his domestic life, his financial dealings, and his unusual philosophy of art.Lavishly illustrated, the book presents a vivid display of Tiffany’s wide-ranging aesthetic. The result is a rare portrait of Tiffany the man-and of the prodigious imagination that almost single-handedly transformed the day-to-day image of a nation and an era.
Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 200 color & 60 b/w photos | Index | 320 pp
ISBN13: 9780764315473 | Binding: hard cover
As a young artist, Hugh F. McKean spent time in residence at Tiffany’s estate, Laurelton Hall-courtesy of the original Tiffany Foundation. Laurelton Hall has since been destroyed by fire, but Mr. McKean’s personal experience of its many treasures and his acquaintance with the aging Tiffany himself have given him a unique insight into the subject of this book.