Since ancient times, there have been great differences between Chinese and Western cultures, and in the thousands of years of cultural exchanges, glass art is one of the common cultures of both sides. Driven by the long history of history, glass art has slowly spread and expanded in China and the West.
In daily life, we know more about glass ornaments, lamp workers, snuff bottles, and most of the foreign ones are also some handicrafts. It seems that the mention of glass art or glass art is limited to these works for people to see, but ignores the finishing touch of the art decoration. Next, let’s take an inventory of the large glass decorations that amaze people at home and abroad!
I.M. Pei designed and built the glass pyramid, he borrowed the ancient Egyptian pyramid shape in the design, and used glass materials, the pyramid not only has a small surface area, can reflect the changing sky of Paris, but also provides good lighting for underground facilities, creatively solves a series of problems in transforming ancient palaces into modern art museums, and has achieved great success and is world-renowned. The building, as Pei puts it: “It foreshadows the future and thus completes the Louvre.” The glass pyramid tower is 21 meters high and 30 meters wide at the base, and the four sides are composed of 673 pieces of diamond-shaped glass, with a total plan area of about 2,000 square meters.
Seattle’s Chihuly Glass Garden
When you come to Seattle, visit the Chihuly Garden and Glass first. It received rave reviews on TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel information network, and still ranks number one today. The brilliant glass artworks in the garden are all by the glass master Dale. Dale Chihuly and his team. A native of Seattle (born in 1941 in Tacoma, a small town south of Seattle), Chihuly is world-renowned for his pioneering craft of blown glass for artistic creation that blends in with the living environment.
Jeju Glazed Castle
Jeju Glazed Castle is a glass theme park located in Jeju Island, South Korea, where glass balls, balloons and glass bottles are developed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. for all ages. More than 250 glass works are displayed in the 6 themed pavilions, including the world’s first glass maze, the world’s largest glass sphere, glass diamonds, glass walls, mirror lakes, and works by world-renowned Italian, Czech and Japanese authors.
Shanghai Liuli Art Museum
Located at No. 25 Taikang Road, Shanghai, Shanghai Liuli Art Museum is the only Liuli Art Museum in Shanghai, covering an area of 2,400 square meters and a four-story height of 14.7 meters, founded and designed by Taiwanese artists Zhang Yi and Yang Huishan. With a total investment of more than 20 million RMB, the museum is the first industry museum in China and Asia to comprehensively display glass art. The museum has two giant metal mesh peony flowers clustered and climbing on the outer wall of the museum, during the day, the flower shadow is quiet, and at night, the flowers are gorgeous, showing a strong modern artistic meaning.
Boshan Renli Building
In Boshan, the hometown of glass in China, the Renli Building invested and built by Zibo Renli Cultural and Creative Co., Ltd. is about to be completed as a new landmark building. The Renli Building cleverly applies traditional glazed elements to the exterior and interior decoration to create the first building in the mountain city. The colorful glass suddenly made the whole building cultural. During the day, it shines, and at night, it shines. In order to give full play to the beauty of glazing, the designer has decorated various areas with glazed elements. Stepping into the building is like entering the glass world, which makes people linger.
In the glass art hotel of the building, the glass element is used to the extreme. Various themed rooms are about to meet with the majority of friends, and the heart is not as good as the action! Soon, it will become an art center for Liuli cultural exchange in the Luzhong area, and your arrival will make the mansion shine.
All right! There are still many admirable glass decorative buildings in the world, and I will not describe them all here. In our follow-up news, glass art around the world will be popularized one after another. If you like friends, please continue to pay attention to Renli Cultural Creativity, more wonderful waiting for you to see!