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A New Light On Tiffany

Author : Martin P. Eidelberg
ISBN : 1904832350
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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This new volume illustrates over 50 Tiffany lamps, windows, mosaics, ceramics, and enamels, supplemented by archival photographs and documents. The opening chapter focuses on the objects designed by Clara Driscoll - from the early and experimental. Deep Sea lamp to the popular Wisteria model - and illuminates steps in the design and manufacturing process previously unknown to scholars. The second chapter examines Clara's role as manager of the Women's Class Cutting Department, discusses the role of women within the larger context of the firm, and describes the tension between the men's and women's departments. The final chapter explores Clara's experience as a single working woman in New York City during the 1890s and early 1900s. The volume also features brief biographies of the 63 women designers, selectors, and glass cutters associated with Tiffany Studios.

The Lamps Of Tiffany Studios

Author : Margaret K Hofer
ISBN : 0847849414
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The radiant and beloved masterworks of leaded glass from the Gilded Age. Louis C. Tiffany s intricate and brilliantly colored masterpieces have captivated collectors for decades, and continue to inspire crafters who re-create them in home workshops today. This collection showcases eighty of the firm s most iconic lamps, including rare and one-of-a-kind creations. These examples have all been newly photographed in sumptuous detail to reveal features in the glass and metalwork that have never been seen before in print. Intricate patterns dazzle with kaleidoscopic fantasies: wisteria that twists and curls with grace, peonies that explode with color, and dragonflies that dance with the light. Uniting a reverence for nature and a fascination with the artistic potential of glass, Louis C. Tiffany and his designers created a revolutionary design aesthetic that brought the beauty of the natural world into the home. This book explores Tiffany Studios innovative adaptation of electric light: sheathing the incandescent light bulb in a shimmering veil of leaded glass. Beautifully designed and produced in an intimate format, "The Lamps of Tiffany Studios" presents a jewel-box package that makes the perfect gift for any art lover."

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).

The Century Of Women

Author : Maria Bucur
ISBN : 9781442257405
Genre : History
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Global in reach, this innovative text offers a thematic examination of the unprecedented changes in the realms of politics, demography, economics, culture, knowledge, and kinship that women have brought about since 1900.

Clara And Mr Tiffany

Author : Susan Vreeland
ISBN : 9780679604518
Genre : Fiction
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER It’s 1893, and at the Chicago World’s Fair, Louis Comfort Tiffany makes his debut with a luminous exhibition of innovative stained-glass windows that he hopes will earn him a place on the international artistic stage. But behind the scenes in his New York studio is the freethinking Clara Driscoll, head of his women’s division, who conceives of and designs nearly all of the iconic leaded-glass lamps for which Tiffany will long be remembered. Never publicly acknowledged, Clara struggles with her desire for artistic recognition and the seemingly insurmountable challenges that she faces as a professional woman. She also yearns for love and companionship, and is devoted in different ways to five men, including Tiffany, who enforces a strict policy: He does not employ married women. Ultimately, Clara must decide what makes her happiest—the professional world of her hands or the personal world of her heart.

Modernism And Copyright

Author : Paul K. Saint-Amour
ISBN : 9780199731534
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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How was modernism shaped by copyright law? How did modernists, for their part, exploit, reform, and evade intellectual property law? In pursuit of these questions, Modernism and Copyright brings together essays by well-known scholars of literature, theater, cinema, music, and law as well as by practicing lawyers and caretakers of modernist literary estates.

The Grove Encyclopedia Of American Art

Author : Joan M. Marter
ISBN : 9780195335798
Genre : Art
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Where is American art in the new millennium? At the heart of all cultural developments is diversity. Access through recent technology engenders interaction with artists from around the world. The visual arts in the United States are bold and pulsating with new ideas.


Author : Janet Koplos
ISBN : STANFORD:36105215506879
Genre : Art
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Makers: A History of American Studio Craft

New Mexico Magazine

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The New Yorker

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Bento Box In The Heartland

Author : Linda Furiya
ISBN : 158005191X
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The syndicated food columnist blends childhood memories, food, and cultural identity in a memoir revealing what life was like in the 1960s for the only Asian American family living in the farming community of Versailles, Indiana.

American National Biography

Author : John Arthur Garraty
ISBN : 0195127897
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"AIDS has made a huge impact on our society medically, socially, politically, legally, and psychologically. Sarah Watstein encapsulates this interdisciplinary issue into approximately 4,000 terms and explains them objectively, clearly, and readably for high school students, adults, and medical professionals. The terms include related diseases such as Kaposi's Sarcoma, treatments such as interleukin, jargon-"no code"- and slang-"bareback sex." The appendixes list statistics, toll-free telephone numbers, Web sites, nonprofit and government organizations, clinical trials, databases, and payment assistance programs. Highly recommended for all libraries."--"Outstanding Reference Sources: the 1999 Selection of New Titles," American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.

New York History

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The Proper Decoration Of Book Covers

Author : Mindell Dubansky
ISBN : STANFORD:36105131649761
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This catalogue was published as part of the exhibition held at the Grolier Club from April 4 to May 2, 2008 and at the University of Scranton from April 4 to May 2, 2008. The book provides a ground-breaking study of one of America's leading designers of nineteenth-century publishers bookbindings, Alice C. Morse. A biography titled "A Woman of the Century" explores the Women's Art School at Cooper Union, the Women's Building at the World's Columbian Exposition, the New York Society of Decorative Art, and Morse's experiences in designing book covers. It examines her work in Scranton between 1897 and 1923 and contains a catalogue of her designs. With illustrations accompanying each of her designs, the book also contains a bibliography and various indexes. It was designed by Jerry Kelly and printed by Capital Offset.

Tiffany S Monthly

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New York

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Museum Studies

Author : Art Institute of Chicago
ISBN : STANFORD:36105133536974
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New Light On The History Of Great American Fortunes

Author : Sidney Ratner
ISBN : UCAL:B3899407
Genre : Capitalists and financiers
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San Diego Magazine

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Tiffany Jewels

Author : John Loring
ISBN : UCSD:31822028178424
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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The only book to relate the entire dazzling story of Tiffany jewels, this resplendent volume is packed with stunning photographs of exquisite jewelry & newly discovered designs.

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