July 3, 2012
70 color illus.
10.75 Inches (US)
9.50 Inches (US)
1.95 Pounds (US)
$50.00 USD, £40.00 GBP
v2.1 Reference


Recent Work by Lino Tagliapietra

Lino Tagliapietra is arguably the world's finest living glassblower. Raised on the island of Murano, the Venetian glass center, Tagliapietra began learning the trade at the age of 11 from Muranese masters and had earned the title of maestro by age 21. He first came to Seattle in 1979, and openly shared his unsurpassed experience, understanding, and knowledge of traditional Venetian glassblowing techniques with artists in the United States. In return, he gained an appreciation for the American artists' quest for creative expression through experimentation and individual creativity, pushing him beyond his excellence in execution and into the realm of studio art.

About the Author

Claudia Gorbman is professor of film studies at the University of Washington Tacoma. She is the author of Unheard Melodies (a book on film music), the translator and editor of five books by the French critic and composer Michel Chion, and co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of New Audiovisual Aesthetics.


"The free and ceaseless inventions on display in Maestro are a pure delight."—Michael Upchurch, The Seattle Times

"This collection of vivid color photographs brings to life the maestro's beautiful, swirling, fluid glass forms."—Cameron Reese, Alaska Airlines, November 2012

Museum of Glass

9780295992266 : maestro-gorbman
96 Pages
$50.00 USD

Other Titles by Claudia Gorbman

Meaning and Interpretation of Music in Cinema

David P. Neumeyer, with contributions by James Buhler, Julie Hubbert, Claudia Gorbman, Julie Hubbert, Claudia Gorbman
Aug 2015 - Indiana University Press
$90.00 USD - Hardback
$25.00 USD - Paperback / softback

Other Titles in DESIGN / History & Criticism

The Impossible Arises

Chris Mortensen
Aug 2022 - Indiana University Press
$50.00 USD - Hardback

Situating Design in Alberta

edited by Isabel Prochner, Tim Antoniuk, foreword by Douglas J. Cardinal, with contributions by Ken Bautista, Carlos Fiorentino, Maria Goncharova, Andrea Hirji, Mark Iantkow, Barry Johns, Lyubava Kroll, Courtenay Ruth McKay, Skye Oleson...
Jan 2022 - University of Alberta Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback

Washington and Baltimore Art Deco

Richard Striner, Melissa Blair
Mar 2014 - The Johns Hopkins University Press
$52.00 USD - Hardback

Other Titles in The arts

Windows on Worlds

Patrick O'Meara, Leah K. Peck
Jun 2020 - Indiana University Press
$30.00 USD - Hardback

Ridley Scott

Vincent LoBrutto
May 2019 - University Press of Kentucky
$35.00 USD - Hardback

J. W. Power Abstraction-Creation

edited by A. D. S. Donaldson, Ann Stephen
Jan 2018 - Power Publications, Sydney
$39.95 USD - Hardback