New Work by Renowned Sculptor and Glass Artist Dale Chihuly at Marlborough


NEW YORK.- Marlborough Gallery presents an important exhibition of new work by renowned sculptor and glass artist Dale Chihuly will open at Marlborough Chelsea on September 16 and continue through October 16, 2010. Called the “greatest living master of the ancient medium of glass,” this will be Chihuly’s first gallery exhibition in New York since 2006. On the occasion of his first show at Marlborough Chelsea on West 25th Street, Chihuly will create a spectacular site-specific installation entitled Chelsea Persians featuring over one hundred Persian blown glass elements which are open, disc-like forms with striations (called “body wraps”). The Persian glass elements are mounted on curvilinear stainless steel armatures that dramatically move across the walls, ceilings and columns of the gallery. This new environmentally-scaled work fundamentally alters the architectural space through the use