Dale Chihuly showcase at Gardens by the Bay

Fragile beauty

Glass artist Dale Chihuly's US team worked hand in hand with the Singapore organisers to put together the 140 sculptures

Imagine assembling thousand-piece jigsaw puzzles made of glass that can weigh up to 3,700kg in total - with no fixed blueprints.

This was the task facing the team organising the Dale Chihuly: Glass In Bloom exhibition at Gardens by the Bay which opens officially on Saturday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 29, 2021, with the headline 'Fragile beauty'. Subscribe