Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Atlanta Trip - Part 3

The sculptures above and below done by Dale Chihuly are part of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens. Chihuly is an amazing American glass sculptor whose work I have seen in Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory, The Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, and the Milwaukee Art Museum.
I believe this fountain, surrounded by the beautiful gardens, is my favorite.
These pink and white tulips are a little past their prime. Just a week before they were in full bloom and quite breathtaking.
Signature w/rose


kandeland said...

wow! that Chihuly fountain is awesome! and the weather wasn't lookin too bad either! xo

Samantha said...

Beautiful! What a lovely trip!

Jeanie Callaghan said...

I saw the Chihuly exhibit when it was in Atlanta. So awesome! I knew that the blue and white sculpture was still there, but didn't know the other one was. Thanks so much for sharing this!

Suz said...

I love Chihuly. Years ago we went to Bermuda and there were huge Chihuly's in the hotel. I think it was called the Atlantis. Last year (or the year before) we were at the Botanical Gardens in Arizona...Wow! The Chihuly's were designed to fit in with the cactus!

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soozeedoozee said...

Thanks for sharing the pics of the gorgeous fountain. A few years ago I saw the awesome Chihuly chandeliers at the Mayo Clinic/Minnesota. A feast for the eyes.

GardenOfDaisies said...

This is so pretty! I love gardens walks. And I love pink tulips! And Chihuly is amazing! What a wonderful day you had!

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