Chihuly Garden Installations showcases the ever-fascinating arrangement of Chihuly’s unique glass sculptures among the natural beauty of the plants, flowers, and landscapes of some of the world’s most prominent gardens and conservatories.
This handsomely illustrated book follows Chihuly’s investigation of outdoor site-specific installations—beginning with Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago, to Chihuly’s installation at Cheekwood in Nashville.
Dale Chihuly is an American glass sculptor and entrepreneur. His works are considered unique to the field of blown glass, "moving it into the realm of large-scale sculpture" The technical difficulties of working with glass forms are considerable, yet Chihuly uses it as the primary medium for installations and environmental artwork. His work is included in more than 200 museum collections worldwide. He has been the recipient of many awards, including eleven honorary doctorates and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts.
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- 400 pages