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World of Glass The Art of Dale Chihuly

Meet Cindy ShermanBy Jan Greenberg
& Sandra Jordan

Abrams Books for Young Readers

Published in May 2020!

Lavishly illustrated with Chihuly’s art and family photographs, World of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly discusses Chihuly’s workshop and his glassblowing technique.

Over the past five decades, Dale Chihuly has created some of the most
innovative and popular works of art in museums and gardens around the
world. For World of Glass, Greenberg and Jordan met with Chihuly in his
studio for exclusive interviews discussing his early life, his passion for
glassblowing, and his dazzling works. The book includes a step-by-step
guide to how glass pieces are created, a list of places to see Chihuly’s
artwork, endnotes, a bibliography, and an index.

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Starred Review “An ebullient homage to an innovative, enduring artist.”

Starred Review “Greenberg and Jordan, award-winning biographers of artists and architects ... have another hit on their hands in this gorgeous work on American glass artist Dale Chihuly.”

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© Dale Chihuly, Niijima Floats, 2005, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Coral Gables, Florida.

From the book, World of Glass: The Art of Dale Chihuly. Dale Chihuly, Niijima Floats, 2005, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Coral Gables, Florida.
© Chihuly Studio

Jan Greenberg Sandra Jordan

Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan are the authors of many distinguished books about art, including Action Jackson (a Sibert Honor book) and Christo and Jean-Claude: Through the Gates and Beyond (an ALA Notable book). Vincent Van Gogh, Portrait of an Artist received a Sibert Honor and has been selected as a Common Core “Text Exemplar.” Their last two collaborations, Ballet for Martha: Making Appalachian Spring and The Mad Potter: George E. Ohr, Eccentric Genius, have earned starred reviews and Sibert Honors. Ballet for Martha also received an NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children and The Mad Potter was recognized as a Orbis Pictus Recommended Book.

Jan and Sandra received the 2013 Children's Book Guild of Washington D.C. Award for their body of work. Ms. Greenberg lives in St. Louis, Missouri. Ms. Jordan lives in New York, New York. Event flyer (PDF). To learn more about Jan and Sandra read “Inside the Remarkable Partnership of Jan Greenberg and Sandra Jordan” by Catherine Reef.

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