“The first image that comes to mind when we attempt to describe Dale
Chihuly‘s work and his trajectory through life is one of fluid movement
with elusively inflected highlights. His life, largely spent on the
road, is dictated by his prime obsessions, the making of glass and the
conditions of exhibiting it…Henry Geldzahler‘s Forward to “Chihuly: Color, Glass and Form“
Now the issue of what I am—am I a craftsman? A designer?
An artist? Or just what am I?—This issue is much less important
to me today. Being real honest, I don’t care what they call me
or my work as long as they look at it.