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Yellow Neon Chandlier and Persians, Dale Chihuly

YellowNeon_ChihulyDale Chihuly
Yellow Neon Chandlier and Persians, 1995
Glass, neon 9′ x 6′

Location: Columbus Area Visitors Center, 506 Franklin Street







Yellow Neon Chandelier: 900 pieces of hand blown glass in four shades of yellow. The piece measures 9′ tall and 6′ feet across at its widest point. It is lit by 50-feet of neon and weighs 1,200 pounds. Each of the pieces is individually hooked onto a wire armature.

Persians: Part of a series of glass sculpture. The pieces allude to romance, mystery, an ancient world, and its survival in the present.

Part of the Indiana Glass Trail. Gift of Mr. J. Irwin and Mrs. Xenia S. Miller.