Fragile beauty: How Dale Chihuly's glass sculptures came from the US to S'pore

Some of the 140 works (Artwork © Chihuly) that will be on display during the Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom exhibition.
Some of the 140 works (Artwork © Chihuly) that will be on display during the Dale Chihuly: Glass in Bloom exhibition.ST PHOTOS: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Imagine assembling thousand-piece jigsaw puzzles made of glass that can weigh up to 3,700 kilograms in total, with no fixed blueprints - and then, in some cases, having to hang them five storeys in the air, next to a waterfall.

This was the task facing the team organising the Dale Chihuly: Glass In Bloom exhibition which opens officially on Saturday (May 1).

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