Tiffany Art Exhibition Showcases Objects in New Ways

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The Flint Institute of Arts (FIA) is currently hosting Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Art - a celebration of Louis Comfort Tiffany's artistic contributions. According to the FIA website, the exhibition offers more than 40 stunning objects in an array of colors, sizes and decorative styles featured in five sections exploring themes of fabrication, design inspiration and changing lighting technologies. The show also includes tools, materials and photographs demonstrating how objects were designed and made.

Tiffany is known for his stained glass windows and lamps, but he also created glass mosaics, blown glass pieces, ceramics, jewelry and metalwork. The first Tiffany Glass Company was incorporated 1885, which later became known as Tiffany Studios. His company concentrated on stained glass windows and lamps, but designed a myriad of other interior decorations.

Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility, Objects of Art

Johnson and Rabiah Galleries

5.23.10 - 8.15.10

Community leaders founded the Flint Institute of Arts in 1928 as a place for art classes and exhibitions. The FIA is located in the Flint Cultural Center and is known as one of Michigan’s largest and most enduring fine arts museums.

If you can’t make it out to the Tiffany exhibition, plan a trip to visit the museum’s permanent collection of more than 7,500 works of art. In addition, the FIA Art School offers dynamic classes for young children through senior citizens.


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Julie Bedford

Julie Bedford

Julie graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in Communications. She worked as a marketing director and graphic designer before coming to work for Delphi as social media manager. Her mother is an artist and inspired Julie's love for art and creativity at a young age. Her hobbies include writing, crafting and social networking.