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Narcissus Work and Legacy

Narcissus Quagliata is considered one of the most significant contemporary artists in glass. He has defined a new pathway for the art stained glass and is best known for his spectacular artworks in public spaces, which have drawn worldwide attention.

The Dome of Light: Wind, Fire, and Time is the largest illuminated glass dome in the world. It is situated in the Central Station of the newly built Kaohsiung Rapid Transit metro system and is a landmark that has now become a tourist destination in Southern Taiwan. 

His captivating glass dome for the entry rotunda of the basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, built by Mychelangelo on the Roman ruins of the Baths of Diocletian in Rome, is well known for the use of light within the space, to make manifest the movement and alignment of the celestial bodies.

His fine artworks in stained glass and watercolors of the Archetypes and Mediterranean Treasures series, have been collected worldwide in museums and private collections.

´╗┐Narcissus Quagliata has a comprehensive collection of works along with contributions by internationally renowned authors, resulting in a perfect symbiosis of glass art, architecture, and painting.