Chihuly Garden Installations


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The greatest living artist in the medium of glass, Dale Chihuly has long been fascinated by the colors and forms of
nature. Over the years, his work has become increasingly open, using forms that show a strong relationship to the
architecture of natural shapes. Here, lush illustrations showcase Chihuly’s unique glass sculptures positioned among the
plants, flowers, and landscapes of some of the world’s finest gardens and conservatories, from St. Louis to Phoenix to
Kew. Tracing the connection between Chihuly’s art and botanical life, Chihuly Garden Installations shows how the
exchange between art and nature can shift from the harmonious and tranquil to stunning juxtapositions of scale and
color.

Praise for CHIHULY GARDEN INSTALLATIONS:

"The glass artist Dale Chihuly is always good for a change of a scene. . . . Chihuly Garden Installations is a weighty
compendium of crowd-pleasing work. Bright pink chunks of glass sparkle over lily pads in the Fair­child Tropical Botanic
Garden in Coral Gables, Fla., while leopard-spotted bronze trumpets rise up through the foliage at the Missouri
Botanical Garden in St. Louis—as close as man will ever get to making flowers." Dominique Browning, New York Times Book
Review

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