Brief: Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery opens to New York public

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“Gilded New York” will include American and French oil paintings of the late 19th century’s leading social and financial figures, including portraits of Cornelia Ward Hall and her children by Michele Gordigiani and Mrs. DeLancey Iselin Kane by Thomas Wilmer Dewing. Photo courtesy of Julie Saad Photography/MCNY.

 

BY MICHELLE NO

On November 13, the Museum of the City of New York, a private exhibition space, revealed its newly minted high-jewelry occupant, the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Gallery, to New York residents. The gallery’s inaugural exhibition, “Gilded New York,” will chronicle the city’s extravagant visual culture, from high fashion to decorative arts. It will remain on view until November 30, 2014. The Tiffany & Co. Foundation has been in operation since 2000, and has since provided grants to environmental and design-minded institutions such as Rhode Island School of Design and the Wildlife Conservation Society.