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ART: chihuly

Dale Chihuly (1941) is an American born (Tacoma WN) glass sculptor and entrepreneur. He lost his eye in a bad car accident while in England in 1976, while surfing in 1979 he dislocated his shoulder and is no longer able to hold the glass blowing pipe, he now hires other to do the work, which enables him to see the work from more perspectives and lets him anticipate problems faster. He is very successful and his sales as of 2004 were over $29 million.

Chihuly blown glass at Cheekwood Botanical Garden in Nashville. Even more spectacular illuminated at night!