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Clear as Crystal: Colorless Glass at the Chrysler Museum

Clear As Crystal: Colorless Glass from the Chrysler Museum

December 26, 2020 — July 3, 2021

Because glass is an artificial material, it can be made nearly any color imaginable. People have long been captivated by colorless, transparent glass despite the other color possibilities.

Clear As Crystal: Colorless Glass at the Chrysler Museum explores the allure of colorless glass by showcasing contemporary artworks and historical objects from within the Museum’s permanent collection that are made exclusively with colorless glass. The works on view reveal the wide array of techniques that artists have used to capitalize on the aesthetic and intellectual opportunities offered by clear, colorless glass.