From Fantastical Ferns To Icicle Towers, Glass Artworks Take Over Kew Gardens

Dale Chihuly shipped in 32 installations which go on display across London site

 
There are wildly colored, alien-looking spheres in the brushed gravel of Kew’s Japanese garden while in the Victorian temperate house a 10-meter abstract glass sculpture hangs from the ceiling.

Elsewhere, yellow glass spikes poke upwards among the brunfelsia australis, (yesterday, today and tomorrow trees), while red reed-like structures rise up among fuschias and salvia.

The glass artworks are all by the American artist Dale Chihuly and his studio, part of a six-month exhibition of his work at Kew Gardens which opens on Saturday…[READ MORE]

Source: From Fantastical Ferns To Icicle Towers, Glass Artworks Take Over Kew Gardens | theguardian.com

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