Dale Chihuly’s Seattle Colors

Glass sculptor Dale Chihuly’s new exhibition center beneath Seattle’s Space Needle has generated exceptional color images over the last 10 days.  The 45,000-square-foot Garden and Glass Museum is a permanent home for the work of the controversial American artist.   You can read more about the museum here and reviews are all over the web.  I just thought the photos surrounding the opening were worth having a look.

-Monika Sapek, from her Flickr site. See her website, here.

Glass Forest, one of Chihuly’s first large-scale installations, 1971 (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

-Persian Ceiling, from the center’s website

-Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com


Museum garden, from the Flickr stream of Miss Q Pix

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There are 21 comments

  1. sheriji

    I LOVE Chihuly! I posted on this when “he” was in Grand Rapids at the Frederick Meijer Gardens. The first time I saw his work I sat on the floor in the hall under one of those lily-pad ceilings and didn’t want to leave. What a wonderful experience — if you have the chance to see his stuff live, DO NOT PASS IT UP!!!

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  2. 17septiembre

    This exhibit was at the Boston MFA this time last year. It caused quite a stir– huge lines to get into the MFA at all times of day, every day of the week. Definitely one of the best exhibits in recent memory. It’s very beautiful.

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