Tiffany

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Συγγραφέας: Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Εκδόσεις: Taschen
Σελίδες:352
Ημερομηνία Έκδοσης:1/1/2008


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Hardcover 17.5 x 21.7 cm



This lavish volume provides an overview of the fifty-year career and the highly innovative and creative work of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933). The inventor of Favril Glass, an opalescent glass with deep, glowing color that far surpassed, in quality and beauty, all existing techniques, Tiffany was one of the most original and influential designers and Americas leading exponent of Art Nouveau. Tiffany Studios, founded in 1889, were well known for their use of sensuous, organic, natural and floral forms. Tiffanys iridescent colored vases and his lampshades with their haunting colors became extremely popular and sought after the world over. Although known primarily as a glass artist, Tiffany was also involved in interior design, furniture, rugs, ceramics, mosaics, jewelry, bronzes, desk sets, mirrors and more. He decorated the White House, as well as the homes of Mark Twain, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Andrew Carnegie and others.



With some 400 color plates, text by Jacob Baal-Teshuva, a documentary index, and an illustrated biography/bibliography, Louis Comfort Tiffany pays homage to the brilliant lifes work of the man who revolutionized both the art and technique of stained glass.



"Beautifully produced... The way Baal-Teshuva interweaves history, appreciative aesthetic comments, and the artisanship behind the pieces is admirable."

Maine Antique Digest, United States



About the author:

Jacob Baal-Teshuva, born 1929, is author, critic and independent curator of museums shows. He studied at the Hebrew university in Jerusalem and at New York University. His numerous publications include works on Marc Chagall, Alexander Calder, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol and Christo and Jeanne-Claude. Jacob Baal-Teshuva lives and works in New York and Paris.
Συγγραφέας:
Baal-Teshuva, Jacob
Εκδότης:
Taschen
Σελίδες:
352
ISBN:
9783836503136
Ημερομηνία Έκδοσης:
1/1/2008

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