Louis Thompson

Cryptograph 440111


Unique Piece

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Cryptograph 440111 (in Pale Salmon and Neutral Grey) is a unique glass sculpture that has been created using a variety of glass techniques. The encased lines of 'script' are first created by carving a pre-made glass cup that has been carefully trailed with very fine black lines. This is then reintroduced to the heat and embedded inside the larger glass form, framing it between two carefully composed colours with each fading and running from the top & bottom throughout the artwork. In the word...

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Width: 21 cm (8.27 in)

Height: 32.5 cm (12.8 in)

Depth: 8.5 cm (3.35 in)



United Kingdom

London, UK

Accomplished glass artist Louis Thompson explores illusion and the perceptions of glass, fascinated by the haptic experience in art and sculpture. He works with molten glass, sometimes sabotaging the material: twisting, creasing, buckling and collapsing the glass. The works have underlying themes of the human body; sensuous, tactile, echoing folds, curves and creases. With simplicity and purity of materials, he plays with the viewers’ comprehension of what is put before them, often creating co...

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