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The Lamps Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Author : Louis Comfort Tiffany
ISBN : UOM:39015063670312
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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A richly illustrated overview of the extraordinary lamps created by Louis Comfort Tiffany details the artistic quality, craftsmanship, and magnificent detail of these masterpieces of decorative art, accompanied by essays on the history of the lamps, their stylistic themes, and the design, development, and manufacture of each work, from freehand sketch to finished form.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Louis Comfort Tiffany

Author : Alastair Duncan
ISBN : UOM:39015029227793
Genre : Art
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Tiffany's ecclesiastical and secular windows are examined in depth and pictured in lush color, as are many of his most elaborate and beautiful lampshades, vases, and smaller objects. Important works in private collections, rarely or never before pictured, are reproduced here.
Category: Art

Objects Audiences And Literatures

Author : David Raizman
ISBN : 9781443809467
Genre : Design
File Size : 38.43 MB
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In Objects, Audiences, and Literatures: Alternative Narratives in the History of Design, five art historians tap a variety of unexpected literary sources to reveal the dynamic relationship between intention and reception in architecture, interior design, costume, and the decorative arts. The essays consider both handcrafted and serially produced objects from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth centuries, including a japanned high chest from colonial Boston, German and Austrian Artistic Dress, Tiffany lamps, the architecture of the 1925 Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels in Paris, and the “dream homes” portrayed in two popular postwar American films. The five chapters demonstrate that a complex and even contradictory mixture of stakeholders determines the meanings of designed objects. Each author examines popular forms of literature in order to reveal the preconceptions that viewers brought with them to the experience of looking at and using objects. The authors’ attentiveness to viewers’ class and gender provides a methodological model for approaching the study of reception within the field of design history. "Objects, Audiences, and Literatures introduces a new generation of historians of design and decorative arts with five superb case studies. Looking beyond the laconic historical data that has formed the backbone of scholarship in this field these authors plumb popular culture—films, advertisements, and especially novels—to understand contemporaneous meanings of objects. Using these polyglot sources with an eye particularly on narrative and gender they suss out heretofore unnoticed dissonances between the prescriptive pronouncements of avant-garde “insiders” and the reception that design innovation found in broader publics. These wide-ranging essays are marked by imagination, exuberance, and acuity; I look forward to using it in my teaching." —Margaretta M. Lovell, University of California, Berkeley "This is a welcome addition to the literature that addresses the growing scholarly and popular interest in design and design history. Drawing on an impressive array of examples, the authors explore how class, gender, and cultural context shaped the reception of architecture, interior design, costume, and the decorative arts at various moments in the modern era. The collection is noteworthy for the way each of the contributors draws upon literary sources for insights into design and material culture that transcend the specific examples under review. Models of methodological rigor, these essays should appeal to scholars in multiple disciplines." —Dennis P. Doordan, University of Notre Dame
Category: Design

Louis Comfort Tiffany At The Metropolitan Museum

Author : Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
ISBN : 9780810965355
Genre : Decoration and ornament
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Reprint of the Metropolitan Museum of Art bulletin (summer 1998).
Category: Decoration and ornament

The Essential

Author : William Warmus
ISBN : 0810958287
Genre : Art
File Size : 61.2 MB
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Tells the story of Louis Comfort Tiffany and his business in glass lamps, mosaics, vases, and windows, with photographs of many works.
Category: Art

Making Tiffany Lamps

Author : Hugh V. Archer
ISBN : 9780811741866
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 54.45 MB
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Step-by-step color photos illustrate the entire lamp-making process, from cutting the pattern and selecting glass to assembling tiles and soldering a shade. How-to techniques and construction secrets from one of the country's top Tiffany lamp artists. Features never-before-published secrets for creating an authentic patina and includes large-scale images of 30 finished lamps as well as close-ups of shade details.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Grove Encyclopedia Of Decorative Arts

Author : Gordon Campbell
ISBN : 9780195189483
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 28.27 MB
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Contains information drawn from Grove Art Online and new material written by G. Campbell. Cf. Preface.
Category: Architecture

The Jewelry And Enamels Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Author : Janet Zapata
ISBN : UOM:39015032896840
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Louis Comfort Tiffany's spectacular and highly individual Art Nouveau lamps, favrile glass bases, and stained-glass windows have long been admired throughout the world. Recently, however, his considerable accomplishments in other areas oaf the decorative arts have become more widely known--and equally praised. This new book is the first to concentrate on Tiffany's stunning work with fine jewerly and enamel.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Lamps Of Tiffany

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ISBN : UOM:39015041776330
Genre : Glass lampshades
File Size : 55.24 MB
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Category: Glass lampshades

The Lost Treasures Of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Author : Hugh McKean
ISBN : 0764315471
Genre : History
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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 doomed but inspiring dream of creating a permanent residential retreat for working artists. Hugh F. McKean also provides intimate insight into Tiffany's personality, his domestic life, his financial dealings, and his unusual philosophy of art.
Category: History