I have always been fascinated by windows; in the literal sense, and in addition to looking through them. Or, in some instances, imagining what is behind them.
Take stained glass, for instance. It can be a magnificent piece of artwork in and of itself.
– photo courtesy of http://chicago-architecture-jyoti.blogspot.com
This superlative gem is a Tiffany Stained Glass Dome located at the Chicago Cultural Center. Note the astrological symbols embedded into the glass. The first time I gazed at this wonderful window, I began to feel quite dizzy. Not necessarily from its majestic wonder, but because it’s a dome, and located high in the Cultural Center sky! This will put things into perspective:
– photo courtesy of robsaker.com
Some stained glass is opaque; to me, this doesn’t appear to be very ‘stained’. *grin* I like beveled glass windows, too. The glass distorts whatever is behind it, and thus the imagination begins. …
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