Where to See the Out-of-This-World Glass Art of Dale Chihuly
You felt flattered and inspired, he said, jazzed by Mr. Beers said, describing a typical Chihuly invitation and the instant creation of a team of art student acolytes. Beers, now 60 and an architect in New York. Chihuly was never the lonely artist toiling in his garret. Making art in a crowd, with a crowd, was the Chihuly way, according to people who have known and worked with him over the decades. The pattern only deepened with time and success, as he gained global recognition for the prolific output of expressive glass works, sculptures and paintings that bear his name and can sell into the millions of dollars.