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

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

Tagliapietra, Lino, 1934-

Glass artist

Collection Information

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.

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.

Provenance

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

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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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Lino Tagliapietra, 2008 February 21-23. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.