Title: Dale Chihuly: A Celebration **Signed By ...
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams, U.S.A.
Publication Date: 2011
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Fine
Dust Jacket Condition: Fine
Signed: Signed by Artist
Edition: First Edition; "1" in Number Line.
A beautiful SIGNED first printing copy, suitable for gift-giving. Book is clean, tight, square, with crisp pages and no previous owner name or marks. FINE. Dust jacket is clean, bright, without chipping or tears, original price intact on flap. Signed without inscription in silver marker by Chihuly. Please see photos. Bookseller Inventory # 95111005
Dale Chihuly, the hugely popular artist who works in glass, celebrates his 70th birthday in 2011. Tacoma Art Museum, in his hometown, owns more than 150 examples of his work and is mounting an exhibition in his honor. Both this book and the exhibition showcase Chihuly's enduring interest in the arts and natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest, which are a major influence on his work.
For the first time, Dale Chihuly: A Celebration focuses on the importance of these influences. From Native American baskets to wool trade blankets, the gritty Tacoma of the 1960s, and Puget Sound, this exhibition and book follow Chihuly's development and accomplishments and how he grew and evolved while maintaining close ties to Tacoma. The essay by curator Rock Hushka traces Chihuly's creative process and the ways in which his abiding interest in the American Northwest enriches his work.
Praise for Dale Chihuly: A Celebration:
"This intimate, thoughtful celebration highlights the influences of nature and nurture on a unique talent."
About the Author:
Rock Hushka is the curator of contemporary and northwest art at Tacoma Art Museum. Dale Chihuly is an icon in American art. His universal appeal cuts across all boundaries.
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