Sally’s Mobile Phone Challenge: Chihuly’s Basket Series

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“I had seen some beautiful Indian baskets at the Washington State Historical Society, and I was struck by the grace of their slumped, sagging forms. I wanted to capture this in glass.”  — Dale Chihuly

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With this series Chihuly liberated the glassblowing process from the restrictions of symmetry, allowing glass to respond naturally to gravity.

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Chihuly’s basket series marked a turning point in which he freed himself from the tradition of symmetry in glass blowing.

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In response to Sally’s Mobile Photo Challenge for this week is challenger’s choice.

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Happy Tuesday!

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