Crafts

Layton, Peter (17 of 22) National Life Stories Collection: Crafts Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:19:01

  • Shelf mark

    C960/133

  • Recording date

    2014-11-24, 2014-12-18, 2015-01-07, 2015-01-13, 2015-01-19, 2015-03-02, 2015-03-09, 2015-03-16, 2015-04-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee’s home in Worcester Park and studio in London

  • Interviewees

    Layton, Peter, 1937- (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Cornford, Frances (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 17: Long description of piece from the Burano series; blowing of glass. [11:05] Things that can go wrong in making; liking forms with small bases; remarks on cone shapes. Difficulties of blowing red. Comments on developing Burano series. Paradiso and Arrival of Spring series as especially successful; series as always evolving.

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