February 20, 2009
Media Contact: Stephanie Page Duesing, 407-646-2203
What: Rollins’ Winter Park Institute hosts Louis C. Tiffany and American Arts Craft Movement Scholar Martin Eidelberg as he presents “"Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls." This event is free and open to the public.
When: Thursday, Feb. 26 at 6 p.m.
Where: Cornell Fine Arts Museum
1000 Holt Ave.
Winter Park, FL 32789
Visitor parking is available in the SunTrust Plaza Parking Garage
Background: Martin Eidelberg is professor emeritus of Art History at Rutgers University. In addition to his many publications on Antoine Watteau and 18th-century French painting, he is the prize-winning author of numerous books and articles on 20th-century decorative arts, especially the arts of 1900 and the mid-century.
Eidelberg is especially known for his studies on Louis C. Tiffany’s glass, ceramics and lamps, and is the author or co-author of Masterworks of Louis Comfort Tiffany (1989), Behind the Scenes of Tiffany Glassmaking (2001), The Lamps of Louis C. Tiffany (2005), A New light on Tiffany, Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls (2007) and Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty (2007).
His most recent project is Beauty in Common Things, American Arts and Crafts Pottery from the Two Red Roses Foundation, a catalogue prepared in conjunction with an exhibition currently on view at the St. Petersburg Museum of Art.
For more information, contact the Winter Park Institute at Rollins College at: www.winterparkinstitute.org or call 407-691-1995.