Lino Tagliapietra in Retrospect: A Modern Renaissance in Glass

October 3, 2008 – January 11, 2009

Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

Special Exhibition Gallery, 1st Floor

This exhibition is the first retrospective to thoroughly examine the art of Italian master glass blower Lino Tagliapietra (b. 1934), who is widely revered as an artist and is credited with fostering a new generation of glass artists. On view are 140 of his works -- including pivotal works from his own collection and from other collections around the world -- that span his 40-year career.