Category Archives: Dale Chihuly Blog

Dale Chihuly | Saffron Seaform Pair, 2013

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“The Seaforms call forth associations with water, marine life and movement without depicting them, and that’s why they so persuasively affect us as art,” writes art critic Joan Seeman Robinson. Dale Chihuly grew up surrounded by the waters of Puget … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Brandywine Macchia, 2013

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It was the spirit of experimentation that led Dale Chihuly to work with all 300 colours available in his hotshop to create the Macchia series. For this series, he created a unique process that allowed him to contrast the interior … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Cinnabar Basket, 2013

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Dale Chihuly first established his unique approach to glassblowing while working on one of his earliest series: Baskets. This technique set the tone for the now-familiar asymmetrical Baskets, which are characterized by their delicate, organic shapes and long, trialing wraps. … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Chartreuse Persian Pair, 2013

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“The name Persians evokes the exoticism of the Middle East with its seas of sand, the basic material of glass. The Persians emerge as mysterious, ancient and marvelous,” notes art historian Henry Adams. The exoticism in the Persian series comes … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | 2013 Studio Editions

"Chartreuse Persian Pair", 2013, Hand blown Studio Edition, 11 inches wide, $6,100 US

It is April 1st and at Diane Farris Gallery that means we are revealing Dale Chihuly’s new series of Studio Editions. Yes, the 2013 Studio Editions are here and, following tradition, they are even more spectacular that last years! Throughout … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Collecting Trade Blankets

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COLLECTING TRADE BLANKETS Forward to “Chihuly’s Pendletons and Their Influence on His Work”

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Dale Chihuly | Northwest Travel

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Once a world’s fair, Seattle Center remains modern. New features such as the Chihuly Garden and Glass revitalize the site as it celebrates 50 years.

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Dale Chihuly | Chihuly at London’s 2012 Summer Olympics

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Are you attending the Olympics in London? If you are, take a moment to visit Dale Chihuly’s Torchlight Chandelier in Park Lane. The twenty foot sculpture, comprised of 350 brilliantly coloured red, orange, yellow and clear “horns” and “gooseneck” forms … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | New Print Available!

Chihuly_Six Shadows_2012_Lithograph with handwork

In the Chihuly section of our site you will now find some new pages. Background information on Dale Chihuly’s drawings and prints along with images and links to addition articles now grace his menu. We are also happy to tell … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Seattle Center Installation

Chihuly Seattle Center-install under way

With Dale Chihuly’s new exhibition set to open on May 21st, we thought you might enjoy a sneak peek of Chihuly Gardens and Glass.

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