AFA Autumn 2019

Autumn 68 | w were repaired and restored to be included in the museum’s gallery. While Tiffany Studios produced windows and decorative art objects for patrons around the world, many of the pieces in the Lyman Allyn’s gallery tell Connecticut stories (Fig. 8). Some objects descended in the Tiffany or Mitchell family, while others were commissioned by the New London locals who knew them. Louis Comfort Tiffany in New London celebrates Tiffany’s artistic experimentation and his lifelong quest for beauty, while also exploring the artist’s history and family ties in Connecticut. Louis Comfort Tiffany in New London opened in October 2018 and is on permanent exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, Connecticut. For more information on the exhibit and on the the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, please visit Tanya Pohrt is the Project Curator of American Art at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. She holds a Ph.D. in Art History from the University of Delaware and previously worked at the Yale University Art Gallery as the Marcia Brady Tucker Fellow in American Paintings and Sculpture. 1. Louis Comfort Tiffany, “Color and its Kinship to Sound: Address before the Rembrandt Club of Brooklyn,” in The Art World, 2 (May 1917): 142. 2. Annie Olivia Tiffany Mitchell memoranda book, August 8, 9, 1877. Yale University Manuscripts and Archives, Mitchell-Tiffany family papers, MS 701, series III, box 16.