Glass Tiger

Sporting a cool eye patch and an Afro, Dale Chihuly is synonymous with artistic glass pieces. His creations infest galleries around the world like a multicolored bubonic plague. He's a major figure in the "fine art vs. crafts" debate that rages amongst art critics with nothing better to do than debate such things. Another controversy surrounding Chihuly is the fact that he hasn't blown his own glass since 1970, delegating the work, instead, to interns. Well, what's good for Damien Hirst is good for the gander. Regardless, his stuff is pretty to look at, and that's enough for folks who mainly go to art openings for the free wine and cheese. Get "blown" away at the Gerald Peters Gallery, 1019 Dragon St., Tuesdays through Saturdays through January 5. Visit gpgallery.com for details.
Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: Nov. 30. Continues through Jan. 5, 2007

 
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