Vessel Gallery London - Contemporary Art-Glass Sculpture and Decorative Art. Exhibitions, Sales and Commissions.




Unique installation


H 246 cm W 150 cm D 70 cm


Handblown & sculpted glass


£ 32000


'Altar' is a unique glass installation by the British artist, Louis Thompson. The price shown includes the steel display stand. The artwork comprises of 20 elements that range in height from 14cm to 65cm.

Accomplished glass artist Louis Thompson explores illusion and the perceptions of glass. He is fascinated by the haptic experience in art and sculpture. With simplicity and purity of materials, he plays with the viewers’ comprehension of what is put before them.

Thompson has exhibited extensively in the UK, Europe, USA and Japan. In 2012 The received two prestigious awards in the UK: British Glass Biennale Winner and the Jerwood Foundation Makers Commission. He has been invited to create installations for various museums and international exhibitions and his work is held in permanent museum collections in Belgium, Germany, Japan, Czech Republic and the V&A Museum in London. Thompson has completed International residencies at the prestigious Museum of Glass in Tacoma, The Glazenhuis Museum in Belgium and most recently at Soneva Art Glass in the Maldives.

The artist can also create pieces to commission, please contact the gallery for further information.

Louis Thompson