Oral history interview with Lino Tagliapietra, 2008 February 21-23

Tagliapietra, Lino , b. 1934
Glass artist
Active in Seattle, Wash.

Size: Transcript: 61 pages.

Format: Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 38 min.

Collection Summary: An interview of Lino Tagliapietra conducted 2008 February 21-23, by Jane Milosch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at at the Museum of Glass, in Tacoma, Washington, and at Tagliapietra's office, in Seattle, Washington.

Biographical/Historical Note: Lino Tagliapietra (1934- ) is a master glassblower in Seattle, Washington and Murano, Italy. Jane Milosch (1964- ) is a curator in Washington, D.C.

This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Funding for this interview was provided by the Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.

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