Happens 6 times a year with dates and pieces picked at random. Artist: Dale Chihuly Title: Vienna Green Basket Pair with Black Lip Wraps Medium: Handblown glass Size: 4" x 11" Inscription: Signed and dated on bottom Condition: Museum quality Documentation: Includes Gallery Certificate of Authenticity Rendered in the vibrating, contrasting colors Dale Chihuly's modern handblown glass art is known for, his Vienna Green Basket Pair perfectly captures the spirit of the artist. This piece showcases Chihuly's willingness to break typical glassblowing conventions by pioneering new shapes and forms the world had never seen before. Like much of the artist's basket series, his Vienna Green Basket Pair is almost deceptively simple, embracing a modern, minimalist aesthetic, punctuated by the black lip wraps and line detailing.The saturated green color underscores why Chihuly is known as a master of colors, riding the line of opaque enough to deliver serious impact, yet translucent enough to retain that ethereal, otherworldly quality we see in so much of his glass art. Dale Chihuly's Vienna Green Basket Pair is signed by the artist and comes with a certificate of authenticity from Modern Artifact. One of the most famous contemporary glass artists in the world, Dale Chihuly is best known for his monumental sculptures and installations.
He is the name behind the spectacular ceiling at the Bellagios flower garden in Las Vegas and the creator of the Rotunda Chandelier at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. Glass works of Dale Chihuly are considered some of the most desired collectibles between the decorative arts devotees today. Despite his initial indifference towards education, Chihuly has spent a lot of time in school, obtaining both scientific and artistic degree in sculpture from prestigious graduate schools. He displayed a proclivity for interior design and craft early on, but his true passion was always in the glass.
He was a Fulbright Fellow in the late 1960s and an apprentice at the Venini Glass Factory in Venice. Mastering the art of Murano glasswork, he continued the experiments with glassblowing and thus became one of the people who brought the ancient art of glassblowing back into the spotlight on an international scale. Monumental and small-scale artwork of Dale Chihuly is present in over 200 most renowned decorative art collections today, while the artist holds twelve honorary doctorates! The most illustrious series in his work are Cylinders and Baskets he created in the 1970s; Macchia, Venetians, and Persians from the 1980s, Niijima Floats and Chandeliers created in the 1990s; and a more recent one, Fiori from the 2000s. For over 30 years, Dale Chihuly has been acting as an artistic director of his team of craftsmen, since he was incapacitated in two accidents, which left him blind in one eye and incapable of holding the blowing tube.
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The item "Dale Chihuly Vienna Green Basket, Rare Sold Out Edition" is in sale since Friday, May 3, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures". The seller is "modern_artifact" and is located in Minneapolis, Minnesota.This item can be shipped worldwide.