Contemporary glass is often considered to be very brightly coloured and very polished. A Whiter Shade of Pale focuses on a cleaner, calmer and purer vision. Equally as skilled and just as technically challenging this body of work whispers its credentials and is more profound for its quietness and modesty. All the great historic glass techniques are here but in an elegant and contemporary way. Innovation is also at the heart of many of these pieces. Where colour is used it’s as a ‘blush’ rather than a full on ‘rouge’ a true understanding of less is more. These international glass artists exude an assured confidence in both their skill and their artistry, producing strong works that react to light in surprising and enchanting ways. Their shadows a constant reminder of the fleeting nature of true beauty and the artists ability to capture it.