The term “stained glass” hardly gets at the vast variety of techniques and range of effects achieved by Tiffany and his peers. It can almost be called sculpted light.
The small leather-bound book was used by Tiffany Studios glassmaker Leslie Nash to record recipes, designs, and personal notes on glass chemistry.
On April 29, the museum will reopen its fourth floor with a Gallery of Tiffany Lamps, Center for Women’s History, and new space for permanent collection highlights.
The Tiffany-designed 1914 Swan Memorial in the Bronx’s Woodlawn Cemetery is being restored after over a century of deterioration in the open air.
The Morgan Library and Museum continues to spotlight some of its glittering books beneath the revamped lighting in its historic 1906 McKim Building.
Back when the Park Avenue Armory served as the headquarters for New York State’s Seventh Regiment of the National Guard, it housed on its ground floor a massive, high-ceilinged room where retired soldiers could lounge with a brandy in one hand, a cigar in the other, and a spittoon by their sides.
Although it’s an art form more associated with medieval cathedrals, there is stunning stained glass in New York City.
Cemeteries are like indexes of a city’s history, listing the names of its deceased from famous to forgotten in an endless litany.