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Dale Chihuly's "The Huntington Museum of Art Tower"

Made from 352 individual pieces of glass and measuring about 10 feet tall and six feet wide, this sculpture is located in The C. Fred Edwards Conservatory of the Huntington Museum of Art.

 

Surrounded by beautiful plants, the glass looks almost as if it has grown in place. It sits in a quiet koi pond and even on an overcast day (as it was on my visit) the glass seems vibrant and alive. I've been told that it's best viewed at night, when it's lit. Yes, I may have to go back for that.

 

This video features little pieces of the whole. I think the details are amazing.

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Taken on June 28, 2008