Leaves Of Glass


Leaves, tendrils and roots inspire American glass artist Dale Chihuly, so it makes sense that his work would be exhibited at London's Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew . Kew Gardens boasts one of the world's largest plant collections, and is also famous for its groundbreaking greenhouses. "Gardens of Glass: Chihuly at Kew" runs until Jan. 15, 2006, so visitors can see the huge works embedded in summer's thick foliage, glowing in an autumnal nest of bare twigs or dusted with winter snow. Chihuly has shown in gardens before, but never in Europe.

Some pieces are indoors, in...

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