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“If you love Chihuly, don't miss this” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Chihuly Collection

Chihuly Collection
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Owner description: The Chihuly Collection presented by the Morean Arts Center is a stunning, permanent collection of world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly’s unique artwork in a magnificent 10,000 square foot gallery.
New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“If you love Chihuly, don't miss this”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2012

This collection of glassmeister Dale Chihuly's work provides a sampling of his greatest hits: the anemone-like pieces that bedeck the Bellagio in Las Vegas, the vaguely botanical spikes that crop up when he does shows at conservatories around the country, those twisty chandeliers he creates for high end condos and hotels, and a colored globe filled boat that's become one of his calling cards. There are even a few pieces from his early years when he was studying with Venini in Murano -- hilariously tacky creations that look like they came from a bad gift shop beside a Venetian canal. A nice film gives background on the man and his work, and answers the age-old question: did the master create these things himself, or was it all done by his elves? I won't tell :)

Visited December 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“exquisite glasswork, great guided tour.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2012

in addition to the many works on display, the small theater has film shorts that show the master at work with his staff creating his unique ideas. worth seeing.

Visited December 2012
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Wantagh, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellant!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2012

Beautiful collection wonderfully displayed. The volunteer giving the tour was not able to answer a few questions and pictures are not allowed inside the collectin which is a shame as the pieces are beautiful and so well displayed. Otherwise definately worth the time-a must see.

Visited December 2012
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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“If you love unique art, do not miss this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2012 via mobile

Had a great time touring the collection today. Dale is one of the great artists of our time. It is a small, but delightful collection of his work. The installations were perfect and showed off his works beautifully. My favorite was the chandelier azul de la media noche. After watching the movie and touring the collection we strolled down the avenue and enjoyed people watching at the quaint cafes. The holiday decorations were nice too. A great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon for locals.

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Saint Petersburg, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Amazing!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2012

If you want to be dazzled see the Chihuly Collection. A surprise at every turn. Well displayed. It's hard to believe that they can create the colorful glass art. We were dazzled!

Visited November 2012
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