Lamps designed by ‘Tiffany Girls’ at New-York Historical Society

Publisher: 
Fox 5
Date: 
June 1, 2017
Louis C. Tiffany is known for transforming lamps by splashing color onto glass. Today, those historic pieces illuminate the fourth floor of the New-York Historical Society. The 4,800-square-foot gallery features 100 colorful lamps created starting in 1898. It reveals the enormous range of color and texture Tiffany and his firm were famous for, but museum director Margie Hofer said the emphasis of this exhibit is not on Tiffany himself. "For a long time people assumed lamps were designed by Louis C. Tiffany and that's a very logical assumption, but the discovery of some correspondence in 2005 changed that," Hofer said. Read more…
Creative: Tronvig Group