Talk: An Illuminating Look at Tiffany Lamps
01/01/0001, 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Included with museum admission and free for Brooks members. map
Join Lindsy Parrott, Director and Curator of the Neustadt Collection in New York, for a talk in conjunction with the The Brilliance of Tiffany: Lamps from the Neustadt Collection. She will examine in greater depth the themes of design inspiration, lampshade fabrication, original pricing and marketing, and changing lighting technologies. Illustrations will include archival photographs of Tiffany’s craftsmen and their studios as well as period advertisements and promotional brochures. This lecture goes beyond the general appreciation of the beauty of Tiffany lamps by examining the artistry and historical context of these iconic objects. Talk made possible by Decorative Arts Trust.