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Looking Back on An Exciting Year for Team Chihuly

As 2018 concludes, we celebrate the ambitious projects Dale and Team Chihuly have brought to fruition. We also thank the many people who support Dale’s vision and legacy through experiencing his artwork at exhibitions, gallery shows and public spaces. Here's a visual journey through the highlights from this year.

Cheers to 2019!

January: Azurite Crystal Chandelier and Cobalt Aurora Crystal Sconces created for Chihuly NOW at Halcyon Gallery in London.

March: (Left to right) Mediterranean Blue Persian Wall, Twilight Blue Persian Set with Onyx Lip Wraps, and Macchia at Whitestone Gallery Hong Kong. CHIHULY Hong Kong was the inaugural show in Whitestone’s new H Queen’s space.

May: Sole d’Oro at Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina. Chihuly at Biltmore was the first art exhibition on Biltmore’s historic grounds.

April: Blue Polyvitro Crystals on display in the 2018 International Garden Festival at Château de Chaumont in France.

June: Chandeliers created for Chihuly – Libenský – Brychtová at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague. The exhibition presented work from the three legendary studio glass artists.

Photo: Whitestone Gallery, JDHuang Photography

August: (Left to right) Ikebana Doppio Suite #2, Cardinal Red and Gold Persian Wall (background,) and Cranberry and Sienna Sconce at Whitestone Gallery Taipei in Taiwan.

Photo: © Crista Rock

November: Rose Crystal Tower is on display at New Orleans Botanical Garden in New Orleans City Park until November 2020.

December: Sapphire Neon Tumbleweeds will be on view at Groninger Museum in the Netherlands December 8 - May 5, 2019. The exhibition marks Chihuly’s largest museum show in Europe.


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