Saturday, July 03, 2021

Blown Away

While in Seattle we visited the Chihuly Garden and Glass Art Museum showcasing the glassworks of Dale Chihuly.
I have loved this guy's work since the first time I laid eyes on it in 1996 when I read about the Chihuly Over Venice installation.
Since then, I've seen his glasswork at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas and an installation at the Franklin Park Conservatory in Columbus, Ohio.
This museum had, by far, the best collection I've seen to date.  Gorgeous!
The colors!  The shapes!
The skill needed to make it happen.  The people who create these pieces are clearly very creative and talented.
I'd love to have something like this in my yard.  Imagine how it would look juxtaposed with all the cactus.
I'm so happy we had the opportunity to visit this beautiful museum while we were here.  And for Seattle, we had perfect weather!  The sun was actually shining!
If you have the chance to see this, or really any of Dale Chihuly's work, jump!  It's spectacular to view up close and personal.  
Dale Chihuly deserves every ounce of praise he's been given over the years.  He's added such beauty to our world. 

Check out the Chihuly Garden and Glass Instagram and the  Chihuly Studio Instagram accounts to see some of his creations.

He said, "I want people to be overwhelmed with the light and color in some way that they've never experienced."

You will be.  Believe me.

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2020: Sorry, no post for this day.
2019: Confounding Celtic Yard Art
2018: On The River

2017: Reaching The Boiling Point
2016: Any One Will Do For Doo
2015: A Lazy River Surrounding A Big 'Ol Lazy Pool
2014: A Successful, Safe, Million Mile Driving Man And His Timepiece
2013: In Hot Pursuit
2012: The Spotlight Isn’t Just On The Community
2011: The United States Of American Cheese
2010: Waiting
2009: My Mother The Jihadist
2008: Perfectly Reasonable Defense
2007: Provocative
2006: Sidewalk Sushi
2005: $4,000 Worth Of Tupperware

1 comment:

Ron Walker said...

Love his work!