Chronologie

1848
Born: in New York, NY
1877
Became a member of the Society of American Artists, New York, NY
1878
Founded his own glassmaking factory at Corona in Queens, NY
1880
Became a member of the National Academy of Design, New York, NY
1893
Designed the chapel for the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, IL
1902
Became art director of his father's legendary company, Tiffany & Co., New York, NY
1911
Created a glass curtain for the Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
1919
Established the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation for Art Students, Long Island, NY
1933
Died: in New York, NY

Expositions

2010
Louis C. Tiffany: Master of Glass, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (solo)
20th Century Decorative Arts and Furnishings, Rago Arts and Auction Center, Lambertville, NJ
2009
Tiffany Girls. A New Light on Tiffany, Museum Singer Laren, Laren, The Netherlands; Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (solo)
Artistic Luxury: Fabergé, Tiffany, Lalique, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Nature By Design, Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, VT (solo)
2008 – 2009
Tiffany Lamps: Articles of Utility,Objects of Art, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY (solo)
2008
Tiffany Favrile Glass and the Quest of Beauty, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN (solo)
2007 – 2008
Tiffany by Design, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA (solo)
2007
Tiffany by Design, Riverside Metropolitan Museum, Riverside, CA (solo)
2006 – 2007
Louis Comfort Tiffany: Artist for the Ages, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
Tiffany Lamp Exhibition, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, Pensacola Museum of Art, Pensacola, FL (solo)
2006 – 2007
Tiffany Glass Tiles and Mosaics, Lillian Nassau Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall—An Artist's Country Estate, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY (solo)
Tiffany by Design, The Long Island Museum of American Art, History and Carriages, Stony Brook, NY (solo)
2005 – 2006
Tiffany by Design, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS (solo)
2005
Tiffany by Design, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY (solo)
2004
Tiffany by Design, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY; The Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery, Lebanon Valley College, Annville, PA (solo)
2003 – 2004
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, The Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY (solo)
2003
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL (solo)
2002
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA; Telfair Museum, Savannah, GA (solo)
2000 – 2001
Tiffany: Behind the Glass, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY (solo)
2000
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE (solo)
1999
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL (solo)
1994
The Lamps of Tiffany: Highlights from the Egon and Hildegard Neustadt Collection, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN; Lowe Art Museum at The University of Miami, Miami, FL (solo)
1970
19th-Century America, The Metropolitan Museum of Arts, New York, NY
1960
Art Nouveau exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1958
Retrospective, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, New York, NY (solo)
1956
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA
1895
Maison de l'Art Nouveau, Paris, France (solo)

Publications

2006
Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney. Louis Comfort Tiffany and Laurelton Hall: An Artist's Country Estate. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006 (catalogue)
2005
Eidelberg, Martin, et al. The Lamps of Louis Comfort Tiffany. London: Thames & Hudson, 2005
2002
McKean, Hugh F. The "Lost" Treasures of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Atglen, Pa.: Schiffer, 2002
1993
Zapata, Janet. The Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany. New York: Abrams, 1993