A Gift in Honor of Tyler Clementi: Dale Chihuly's Rivera Blue Macchia Chartreuse Lip Wrap

Sep 04, 2013 - Jul 31, 2014
Lilien Gallery

Dale Chihuly is recongized as the world's  most important glass artist and has been the subject of many museum exhibitions, books, and films. In 1968, after receiving a Fulbright Fellowship, he went to work at the Venini glass factory in Venice where he witnessed the team approach to blowing glass. Working with a team of master glassblowers and assistants has enabled him to produce glass art at a scale and in a quantity that would be impossible working alone or with a single assistant. This sculpture was given to the Zimmerli as a gift from Michael Sodomick in honor of the Trevor Project and in memory of Tyler Clementi. 

Supported by income from the Andrew W. Mellow Foundation Endowment Fund

Dale Chihuly

Rivera Blue Macchia Chartreuse Lip Wrap, 2007


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