Hayley Tompkins

Lampshade

£480

Unique hand-painted lampshade
19 x 25.2 x 25.2 cm

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About the artwork

A unique hand-painted lampshade from Glasgow-based artist Hayley Tompkins. A painter in an unconventional sense, Tompkins has taken a quotidian object and re-configured the lampshade as a playful, painterly gesture in the theatre of the domestic. 

About the artist

Hayley Tompkins (b. 1971, Leighton, Buzzard) lives and works in Glasgow. Recent solo exhibitions include: ‘Bag of rainbow’, Recent Activity, Birmingham (2020); LB.’, Drawing Room, Hamburg (2019); ‘Think I wanna drive your Benz (I don't)’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow (2018); ‘Stick crystals to paintings’, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (2018): Lulu, Mexico City (2016); ‘Myth Cart’, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (2016); ‘Electric Magnetic Installation’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow (2015); ‘Technicolor Hamburger’, Drawing Room, Hamburg (2015); ‘Space Kitchen’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (2014); A Piece of Eight, The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2011); Autobuilding, Inverleith House, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (2009); and Transfer (with Sue Tompkins) Spike Island, Bristol (2007). Her work was included in Watercolour, at Tate Britain, London (2011). 

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