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Chihuly Monograph

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Chihuly Monograph

SKU: 400007339514

$75.00 $67.50 Member Price

"Comprehensive" is the only word to describe Chihuly, the Abrams monograph. Designed by the award-winning Massimo Vignelli, the 368 pages of Chihuly present the definitive view of the artist to date. In his insightful introduction, Ecstasies of the Mind and Senses, Jack Cowart, Deputy Director and Chief Curator at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., notes that he had "never seen anyone look at a Chihuly who didn't respond, smile, and appear buoyed by the experience." This remarkable volume conveys that joyousness and illuminates the creative force behind it. The 248 color images of Chihuly's glass works and drawings, often accompanied by informative quotes by critics and the artist himself; the photographs of Chihuly at work; and the snapshots from his personal archives reveal the art and the man behind this extraordinary body of work. A detailed chronology; listings of exhibitions, museum collections, public architectural installations and collections, selected residential commissions; and a bibliography augment the text. The volume also includes an insightful essay by Donald Kuspit detailing Chihuly’s career and situates Chihuly’s work in the broader context of contemporary art.

Chihuly Workshop also offers the year 2000 companion volume, Chihuly Projects. This book shifts the focus from a general overview, to large-scale architectural and outdoor installation work and includes essays by Barbara Rose and Dale M. Lanzone.

  • Hardcover
  • 10 x 12"
  • 368 pages
  • 302 illustrations including 
  • 248 color illustrations
  • ISBN: 978-08109-6373-3
  • 1998