In Lino Tagliapietra’s work, he tries to create objects with simple forms. He thinks of dinosaurs as strong and docile creatures. Often times he envisions them as gentle, aquatic animals. Since Lino Tagliapietra lives in a place surrounded by lagoons and water, fish and other aquatic creatures are inspirational to him. With this series, he has tried to integrate the strength of the dinosaur with the fluidity of the fishes that inhabit the waters of Venice.
Lino Tagliapietra is an influential Italian glass artist and master glassmaker who is recognized for his skills and talents throughout the world. Through his continued creative experimentation and mastered skills, Lino has developed a very personal style that is unmistakable and easily recognized, thus his exemplary practice is followed by many as a great source of inspiration.