Exploring unexpected connections between twenty-four historic house museums in Chicago, the new At Home in Chicago website is playful, inventive, and like nothing else you’ve ever seen.
This living history tour explores Tiffany Studios’ iconic glassmaking process from the perspective of artisans Clara Driscoll and Agnes Northrop, of the Women’s Glass Cutting Department.
Inside the DePaul Art Museum, a fortified building not even Chicago’s El can rattle.
Trova’s invariably sleek, armless, slightly pot-bellied Falling Man is, for all its enigma, a uniquely contemporary figure—an everyman for the new technological age.
Excerpts from “Preservating Tiffany: A Collector’s Vision,” published in the exhibition catalogue “Louis Comfort Tiffany: Treasures from the Driehaus Collection” (The Monacelli Press, 2013).
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum immerses visitors in one of the grandest residential buildings of 19th-century Chicago, the Gilded Age home of banker Samuel Mayo Nickerson.
This yawning—or growling—creature on a fiery background hung above the friendly clutter of curios in Trova’s home.
Born in 1848, Louis Comfort Tiffany would become the seminal artist of America’s Gilded Age.