In the Spring of 2009, I was privileged to visit the Desert Botanical Garden in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. What an amazingly gorgeous place! During this time, there was a major Dale Chihuly glass installation, The Nature of Glass.
The above two photos are details of this ↓
The Sun by Dale Chihuly
This work consisted of 1200 pieces of glass mounted on a 550 pound armature.
Chihuly speaks about himself and his work ↑
Chihuly exhibit at the Desert Botanical Garden (November 22, 2008 ~ May 31, 2009) --includes more glass photos
Dale Chihuly website
possible future exhibit in Seattle
interesting short biography of Chihulyshort video of installing The Sun
There are a bazillion videos of Chihuly and his works on youtube
This is a fun weekly meme, under the direction of Jenny Matlock. This week, our letter is "G." Come and join HERE. You will be amazed at all the bloggy goodness to be found! Here is Ms. Matlock's submission. You will notice that she is bending the rules just a bit this week. er....well....maybe it's really just her gwanddaughter!
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photos by me © 2009