Chihuly Persians


Classical Greece, Persia, Byzantium, the Islamic world, Venice and the art nouveau style can all be seen as sources for Chihuly's Persian series, argues art historian Tina Oldknow in "An Ancient Legacy," her insightful essay in "Chihuly: Persians." Oldknow reviews the accomplishments of Chihuly's artistic ancestors, from the anonymous makers of Egyptian cave-formed vessels to Louis Comfort Tiffany. Particular attention is paid to his search for new forms, by which the author suggests a comparison to Persian gardens and ...

Chihuly Persians 1996, Chihuly Workshop

ISBN-13: 9781576840047