Exhibition Dates: April 6 – June 22, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, April 6 from 6 – 9 p.m.
Walkthrough: Thursday, June 6 from 6 – 7 p.m.
The Arthur Roger Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new artworks by Dale Chihuly. The exhibition will be on view at Arthur Roger Gallery, located at 432 Julia Street, from April 6 – June 22, 2019. The gallery will host an opening reception on Saturday, April 6 from 6 – 9 p.m. as well as an exhibition walkthrough with Chihuly Studio President and CEO Leslie Jackson Chihuly on Thursday, June 6 from 6 – 7 p.m.
Beginning Saturday, April 6, the Arthur Roger Gallery will present CHIHULY, an exhibition of new artwork by Dale Chihuly, the world’s preeminent glass artist. The exhibition, which is designed by Chihuly specifically for installation throughout both the 432 and 434 Julia Street gallery spaces.
CHIHULY features the spectacular site-specific installations the artist is known for, including a 22-foot Persian Ceiling and Chandeliers, as well as selections from his most recent series Glass on Glass, and Rotolo—his most challenging sculptures to date.
Having worked with Chihuly over several years coordinating the exhibition Arthur Roger stated, “I’m impressed with the immense attention to detail and careful planning that everyone has contributed in order to bring Chihuly’s latest artistic vision to New Orleans. This is the most ambitious exhibition in the Gallery’s 41-year history”.
Dale Chihuly is credited with revolutionizing the studio glass movement and elevating perceptions of glass from a functional medium to a spectacular art form.