Category Archives: Dale Chihuly Essays

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 | Gesture as Image

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Gesture As Image by Nathan Kernan

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Background, by David O. Williams

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Background By David O. Williams Beaver Creek Magazine An international force in the contemporary art scene, Chihuly’s studio in Seattle has launched the prolific artist and his chosen medium to worldwide critical acclaim; and more than 200 museums, from Israel … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | An Ancient Legacy

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AN ANCIENT LEGACY Tina Oldknow God is the light of the Heavens and the Earth. His light is as a niche in which is a lamp, The lamp in a glass, The glass, as it were, a glittering star. The … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Chihuly and the Sea

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CHIHULY AND THE SEA Sylvia Earle Effortlessly I glide through a sapphire sea, admiring sparkles on the underside of slick, moving wavelets rimmed with light, gently cupping an ephemeral bit of living jelly in my hand, then turning to glimpse … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | Reflections on Chihuly’s Macchia

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REFLECTIONS ON CHIHULY’S MACCHIA Robert Hobbs Essay published in Chihuly Alla Macchia, Art Museum of Southeast Texas, 1993

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Dale Chihuly | Chihuly Under Glass, by Mark McDonnell

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Chihuly Under Glass by Mark McDonnell This exhibition at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Chicago gives us another context in which to consider Dale Chihuly’s installations. He has increasingly challenged preconceived notions of how and where art can be exhibited. … Continue reading

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Dale Chihuly | In the Light of Jerusalem, 1999

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 In the Light of Jerusalem As a tribute to the new millennium, Dale Chihuly lead a team that includes Americans, Israelis, and Palestinians in mounting sixteen large-scale installations in Jerusalem’s ancient Tower of David. Artist Statement There are many reasons … Continue reading

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