April 13 2011
“My prose etchings on the glasses were inspired by the [Anglo-Saxon] Staffordshire Hoard. I wanted to celebrate the craftsmanship of these ancient treasures, and the fact that they were saved for the nation by a £3.3m fundraising drive led by The Art Fund in 2010. I’m passionate about democratising access to the arts.”
Novelist, mythographer and cultural historian Marina Warner.