Monday, June 20, 2011

Art Review: Dale Chihuly's 'Through the Looking Glass' (CBS Boston)

Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass (And What Alice Found There) begins with Alice sitting in a very normal-looking room, talking to kittens. Sixteen paragraphs later, she’s through the looking glass, all mixed up with kings and queens, and beautiful, magical nonsense.

The Chihuly glass exhibit, running at the Museum of Fine Arts through August 7, is certainly beautiful and magical, although it brings to mind the whimsy of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (the original film adaptation; not the creepy recent version) more than Alice’s world on the other side of the looking glass.

Read the rest of my article over on CBS Boston.

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