Glowing glass forms, singly and combined in thrilling installations. Securing Dale Chihuly – whose mastery of glass and colour is in a class of its own – for the opening show at this new Bond Street space was a coup for Halcyon. As well as vessels, chandeliers, wall sconces and organic assemblages of the sort that stunned visitors to 'Gardens of Glass', the spectacular Chihuly takeover at Kew Gardens in 2005, there are paintings and drawings that demonstrate the same unerring instinct for line and hue as the Seattle-based artist's glass works. The pieces in this selling exhibition are beyond the pockets of most of us but anyone is welcome to visit this free museum quality show. Chihuly has also created the six-metre high 'Torchlight Chandelier' to be displayed on Park Lane, which will be illuminated nightly.
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walked in spontaneously, and it was the best moment of my whole day! absolute miracle! thank you for this experience.
This was visually amazing!!! Can't believe it's all made from glass and the colours were vivid. Definitely worth a browse... you can even take pictures :)
Delicious exhibtion, like swimming under water and seeing all the beautiful colours of the ocean, magical. And yes, you can take photos.
Saw his mammouth exhibition in Boston in August - absolutely stunning, can't wait to revisit some of his installations here.
Delicate, mesmerising glass sculptures. All the essence of light, its fragility and power seems to be captured. The poetry of colour and movement is brought into shape. Warm and vibrant, this is an ode to life and nature. Go and see for yourself!
Fantastic show and a true tribute to Chihuly's talents in a beautiful and friendly gallery. The show is much larger than I expected and includes some interesting paintings in addition to the many wonderful glass pieces. Five stars.
So beautiful. The photos could never do it justice. I love that the entire gallery is devoted to this exhibit. Great staff too.