Internationally acclaimed artist Dale Chihuly’s site-specific installations in the form of architectural commissions and exhibitions
Forty years of Dale Chihuly’s spectacular site-specific glass installations are captured in this large-format publication examining architectural commissions, temporary art installations, and museum exhibitions around the world. Chihuly’s installations on walls, windows, ceilings, stairways, courtyards, and fountains are closely examined. Chihuly and Architecture explores entire rooms and galleries, glasshouses and castles, and travels from the canals of Venice to the Citadel in the Old City of Jerusalem, providing rare insight into Chihuly’s inspiration and global footprint.
Eleanor Heartney is a New York–based art critic and author of numerous books and articles about contemporary art. Her work has appeared in ARTnews, Art in America, the Washington Post and the New York Times. Dale Chihuly’s work has been exhibited in more than 240 museums including the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery, the Louvre’s Musée des Arts Décoratifs, the National Gallery of Australia, and the V&A.