Peter Minson's glass objects shatter expectations

By Kerry-Anne Cousins
Updated March 18 2022 - 12:13pm, first published 1:30pm
Peter Minson's 1970s harlequin-style teapots still look fresh and contemporary. Picture: Brenton McGeachie

'You Get a Rhythm about it' - Peter Minson; 'Emerging Contemporaries'; '6.30 Sessions' - Nellie Peoples + Michelle Stemm. Craft ACT. On until 19 March.

Peter Minson uses lampworking to create a diverse range of glass objects, from goblets to elaborate candelabra. It is a demanding technique that involves manipulating hot glass over a flame. Minson learnt his lampworking skills in his family factory that produced scientific and medical glass. Later in life he devoted these skills to more artistic ventures.



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