10 Incredible Glass Art Installations

10. Glass Art Installation by Holdman Studios. Created by making the roundels, then fusing and slumping them.  Under the supervision of Tom Holdman, the Holdman Studios team of artists, including Treavor Holdman, carefully designs breathtaking glass installations in commercial, residential, religious, and public spaces.

Source: Holdman Studios.

Source: Holdman Studios. All photos © their respective owners with permission granted for this blog post unless otherwise noted.

Source: Holdman Studios.

Source: Holdman Studios.

9. CalSTRS Installation by Glass Project. Designed by Paul Housberg of Glass Project, Inc., this beautiful tiled glass installation is located at the CalSTRS Headquarters in West Sacramento, California.

Source: Paul Housberg / Glass Project.

Source: Paul Housberg / Glass Project.

Source: Paul Housberg / Glass Project.

Source: Paul Housberg / Glass Project.

8. Blown Glass Installation by Holdman Studios. Thoughtful color application and radiant design by Holdman Studios earned the studio a second honorary mention in this list!

Source: Holdman Studios.

Source: Holdman Studios.

7. Blown Glass Installation by Ivan Lee Mora.  This custom hand blown glass chandelier was installed at the Stillheart resort in Woodside, California.

Source: Mora Glass Art.

Source: Mora Glass Art.

Source: Mora Glass Art.

Source: Mora Glass Art.

6. Chandelier Chardin by Lonnie Hanzon. Created with glass fabricated by Bella Glass Studios in Denver, the Chandelier Chardin was designed by Lonnie Hanzon and is illuminated with LED.  MOA commissioned this unique chandelier for Palazzo Verdi in Greenwood Plaza.

Source: Lonnie Hanzon / Wikimedia Commons.

Source: Lonnie Hanzon / Wikimedia Commons.

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5. L’Arbre à Palabres by Frédéric Keiff. Created with glass and metal, this sculptural installation of a tree was installed in 2007 in Douala, the largest city in Cameroon.

Source: Wikimedia Commons / Photographer Kamiel Verschuren.

Source: Wikimedia Commons / Photographer Kamiel Verschuren.

4. Ocean Inspired Reef Chandelier by J.Michael Glass.  Florida based artist Jason Bourgholtzer has been melting glass since 1999, also with experience holding a prestigious position working for The Arribas Brothers at Walt Disney World.

Source: J.Michael Glass.

Source: J.Michael Glass.

Source: J.Michael Glass.

Source: J.Michael Glass.

3. Purple Glass Chandelier by Dale Chihuly.  Located in 360 Mall in Kuwait, artistic pioneer in glass Chihuly was commissioned to do two pieces of work for 360 in the theme of the sun and moon.

Source: Glassation.

Source: Glassation.

2. Large Red Chandelier by Robert Kaindl.  22 feet long, 12 feet wide, and weighing over 2.5 tons, this red chandelier demands attention at the Brett Torino Automobile Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Source: Robert Kaindl.

Source: Robert Kaindl.

Source: Robert Kaindl.

Source: Robert Kaindl.

1. Falling Water by Stine Diness Mikkelsen & Martin Oluf Thaulow. This powerful installation incorporates glass, video, and sound–a collaboration project between Danish glass artist Stine Diness Mikkelsen and visual artist Martin Oluf Thaulow.  1000 glass drops make a cloud, which interacts with a round video sequence and a sound scape by Martin Thaulow.  The installation has exhibited in Chicago and Ohio in the U.S., as well as in the U.K. and Denmark.

Source: Stine Diness Mikkelsen / Martin Oluf Thaulow.

Source: Stine Diness Mikkelsen / Martin Oluf Thaulow.

Drowning – “FALLING WATER,” 2010.  Video by Martin Thaulow.

 

Source: Stine Diness Mikkelsen / Martin Oluf Thaulow.

Source: Stine Diness Mikkelsen / Martin Oluf Thaulow.

 

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