‘Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from a Driehaus Collection’ Exhibition Travels Across US
January 28, 2018 - table lamp
Spanning 30 years of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s pattern career and showcasing a far-reaching operation of his objects and ingenuity, Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from a Driehaus Collection presents a glorious event to knowledge a work of one of a many innovative and venerable American artists of all time. The muster facilities some-more than 60 masterworks of well-developed beauty and unequaled peculiarity from the Richard H. Driehaus Museum – one of a inaugural private collections of Louis Comfort Tiffany element in a U.S. – that have never been seen in a museum outward of Chicago before now.
A rarely strange craftsman and artist, Tiffany took healthy forms as a primary impulse for his sensuous and resourceful musical creations. His aesthetic, reinforced and extended by his group of designers, decisively made American tastes from a 1880s by a 1920s.
The muster includes 16 of Tiffany’s confidant plant-and animal-form stained potion lamps, 24 shimmering blown-glass vases, 7 vast leaded-glass windows and countless musical objects, including andirons, candlesticks, humidors and inkwells. Among a highlights in a muster will be a beautiful illusionistic leaded potion window of a nightfall entitled River of Life, a pretentious apartment of evocative flower-form vases, a masterpiece list flare with dogwood shade and fern bottom and a shimmering gilt-bronze valuables box.
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from a Driehaus Collection debuts Feb. 17-May 27, 2018, at Taft Museum of Art, Cincinnati, Ohio.
The muster will transport to a following venues following a coming during a Taft: Paine Art Center and Gardens, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Jun 23-Sep. 23, 2018; Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 20, 2018-Jan. 13, 2019; Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa, Feb. 16-May 19, 2019; Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute, Utica, New York, Jun 15-Sept. 8, 2019; Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, Jacksonville, Florida, Oct. 16, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020; Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, Georgia, Feb. 1-May 10, 2020; Crocker Museum of Art, Sacramento, California, Jun 7-Sept. 20, 2020; and Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, Delaware, Oct. 17, 2020-Jan. 10, 2021.
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from a Driehaus Collection was orderly by a Richard H. Driehaus Museum and is toured by International Arts Artists, Washington, D.C. The curator is David A. Hanks, Curator of a Stewart Program for Modern Design, Montreal.
A announcement of a same pretension accompanies a muster and includes texts by a curator exploring 6 forms of Tiffany objects, a personal “Collector’s Vision” grant by Richard H. Driehaus and richly evocative and minute photography by John Faier that encourages tighten looking.
About a Taft: Once home to Charles Phelps Taft and Anna Sinton Taft – President William Howard Taft’s half-brother and his mother – a Taft Museum of Art is one of a excellent tiny art museums in a U.S. The museum houses Charles and Anna Taft’s eminent collections of European and American excellent and musical humanities and Chinese porcelain in a downtown 1820 National Historic Landmark and seemly 2004 addition. The Taft Museum of Art is dedicated to providing captivating, well-developed and permitted visible encounters with truly good art by a collections, exhibitions and programs. Its special exhibitions move a collection to life in energetic new ways for different audiences.
The Taft Museum of Art is located during 316 Pike St., in downtown Cincinnati. For stream hours and acknowledgment prices, greatfully revisit www.taftmuseum.org.