Gallery Talk: The Accidental History of Iridescence

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Louis Comfort Tiffany was inspired to create iridescent art glass after he wondered how the ancient Romans had obtained such a colorful effect on their vessels. Learn what Tiffany discovered about the art of iridescence on this tour of ancient and not-so-ancient past techniques.

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