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Andrea Tagliapietra was born in Murano in the 1950s and began working the glass at 14 years following the footsteps of her father Erminio, then one of the most talented Salviati & C. glassmasters.

In his youth, he started working as an apprentice and then as an assistant until he became a master builder in 1979. However, he wanted more: in 1980, he began creating works that over the years became popular and successful thanks to Their particular expressiveness and style, their formal and chromatic equilibrium, which were not far inferior to those of the great 20th century artists.

He is currently considered one of Massello's and Calcedonio's specialists and some of his creations are exhibited in private collections at Palm Beach, New York, Chicago and Tokyo