A Word A Week Photo Challenge: Round

There is this wall art that I see everyday on my way from/to the Union Station. It is at the 200 South Wacker Building main floor. On a bitter cold night like today, seeing this mural lightens my mood. It reminds me of Spring and that it is not too far away.

Sue’s Photo Challenge for the week is round. I can’t help myself, the yellows and reds are so attractive, so I dropped by this morning and took pictures with my iPhone. Looking up close I didn’t realize that they were made of blown glass. I wanted to ask the guard if it is by Chihuly as they have a close semblance to the ceiling made by him at the Bellagio in Las Vegas.


Unfortunately above is not a good shot of that work of art of his.



And wouldn’t you think the artist(s) inspirations came from nature?

Thanks Sue for the inspiration. I have more round objects in my albums but this is enough for now.

Please check more pictures in Sue’s site, here.

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30 Responses to A Word A Week Photo Challenge: Round

  1. LolaWi says:

    love the colors B! bellagios ceiling centerpiece is truly awesome!


  2. viveka says:

    Love those glas buttons or what ever it’s – makes me happy. *smile


  3. skinnywench says:

    Reblogged this on A Word in Your Ear and commented:
    Taking a Deep Breath shows some different takes on the WORD A WEEK CHALLENGE – Round


  4. Reblogged this on Green Light Student Travel and commented:
    Creative and beautiful! Keep up the great blog posts!


  5. Colline says:

    I am not surprised seeing this encourages you. It is really beautiful.


  6. bebs1 says:

    That’s how I feel too when I see them. The colors are just so happy.


  7. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for liking it Colline!


  8. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for the appreciation and for the link.


  9. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for the inspiration Sue.


  10. bebs1 says:

    Wi, I could never get tired of Bellagios. That is truly a great place.


  11. Geo Sans says:

    I’m a huge fan of Chihuly’s work. We have some of his work here in Vancouver. His work is brilliant.


  12. I nominated your blog for The Versatile Blogger Award.
    Check it out at http://alanhalsey.com/2013/01/16/apparently-im-versatile/


  13. The glass sculptures reminds me of a magical place I used to imagine as a kid. Anything amazing can happen in Vegas!


  14. skbarkah says:

    Jakarta is flooding, all over town, since yesterday. The weather man says that the rain will continue until the day after tomorrow. The whole day is dark and gloomy and wet. I feel so bad. Thanks, for the pictures, they make me smile.


  15. bebs1 says:

    Oh I could imagine that, isn’t his studio in Washington state? Thank you for dropping by.


  16. bebs1 says:

    Glass sculptures are so cool because they can be very colorful and the process is very challenging and interesting. From a small amount of sand and dyes and strong heat . . .


  17. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for dropping by and am happy that my picture made you smile. I hope the weatherman is wrong, nature is unpredictable. I hope the rains end sooner.


  18. Rusha Sams says:

    Thanks for sharing this pics. I’ve seen that Bellagio ceiling and love it! Can’t imagine how all of that installation stuff works, but it does! http://ohtheplaceswesee.com


  19. bebs1 says:

    Me too, but they all work together and in great harmony.


  20. bebs1 says:

    Thank you Alan. Am honored although I am not really that versatile.


  21. ilargia64 says:

    Great pics…So beautiful!!!!


  22. bebs1 says:

    Thank you for your visit.


  23. Booted Tales says:

    Amazing stuff! The decor and art yes, but even more so the stories that come through. Fascinating!


  24. Geo Sans says:

    I know he’s from Washington state. Seattle has lots of his work.


  25. bebs1 says:

    He’s a great artist!


  26. bebs1 says:

    Thank you! Have a great weekend!


  27. Booted Tales says:

    🙂 You too!


  28. Different and original ways to picture round.


  29. bebs1 says:

    Thank you, glad you like it!


  30. bebs1 says:

    Thank you blueribbonfair and for dropping by.


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