A complete collection of Dale Chihuly’s most popular series, handsomely packaged in a boxed set. This set is composed of ten hardcover books and approximately 150 minutes of bonus DVD footage.
Each title in the boxed set chronicles the growth of a particular series from the renowned artist’s glass sculptures. Compact in size but not in content, each book in the collection contains more than a hundred pages of images from the series. Essays by Davira Taragin speak directly to the historical and aesthetic context out of which these series arose.A companion DVD accompanies each book which includes artist commentary discussing the history of each series, all approximately 15 minutes in running time.
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.