Good morning! This week I found a really cool Museum located in Wattens, Austria which is about a 5 hour drive from its capital, Vienna. The museum, as the name suggests, displays several installations of the famous Swarovski crystal.
Shown above is an image from their Instagram page (@kristallwelten). This installation is the Crystal World’s Crystal Cloud/Mirror Pool.
This image, also taken from the museum’s website, shows the Crystal World’s Infinity Room. As described on the website, “With Yayoi Kusama’s only permanent “Infinity Mirror Room” in the world – in addition to her gallery in Tokyo – Swarovski Kristallwelten has opened it’s now 17th Chamber of Wonder within the realm of the iconic Giant.
Kusama, one of the most popular contemporary artists in the world, is exhibiting one of her most spectacular mirror installations to date in Wattens, entitled “Chandelier of Grief.” The central
element is a rotating chandelier of Swarovski crystal, whose luster comes to life in a room that is completely lined with mirrors. The room creates the illusion of being in an endless space”.
These two installations, among MANY beautiful others can viewed on the website
https://kristallwelten.swarovski.com/Content.Node/wattens/Overview.en.html . This link takes you to an interactive map where you can see all of the installations and read about them. This place looks amazing and I hope to one day visit it in person.