Posted: January 26, 2017

“Orbit,” Originally in Rockefeller Center’s Rainbow Room, Finds New Home at Toledo Museum of Art

Dan Dailey has built a storied career as an artist, participating in more than 250 exhibitions as well as having a major retrospective at the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian American Art Museum. His work is represented in more than 45 museum collections around the world. On the surface, all these successes appear connected to his work in glass. Looking deeper, the viewer realizes his medium of choice is far more challenging to manipulate: light. Illumination is at the center of so much of what Dailey does, and Orbit (1987), a recent gift to the Toledo Museum of Art collection, is an exceptional example. See all


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