Anne Low

Anne Low (b. 1981) is based in Montreal, Canada. Recent solo exhibitions include Medlar, Unit 17, Vancouver (2021); Chair for a woman, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2019); Paperstainer, Mercer Union, Toronto (2018); A wall as a table with candlestick legs, Tensta konsthal, Stockholm (2018) and Witch with Comb, Artspeak, Vancouver (2017). Recent group exhibitions include Art Encounters Biennial, Timisoara, Romania (2019); Soon Enough – Art in Action, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm (2018); Separation Penetrates, Mercer Union, Toronto (2017); Dream Islands, Nanaimo Art Gallery (2017); Ambivalent Pleasures, Vancouver Art Gallery (2016) and Reading the Line, the Western Front, Vancouver (2015). In 2017 Low was included in the Loewe Craft Prize, La Fundación Arquitectura COAM, Madrid; Chamber Gallery, New York; and 21_21 Museum, Tokyo.

News

current group exhibition, New Acquisitions, Burnaby Art Gallery, until 23 January 2022

Exhibitions

SOOT (2017)

Butter and Breads (2018)

Residue (2019)

Crocodile Tears (2020)

Sorry (2020)

Medlar (2021)

Writing & Press

Tromp as Writ, The Capilano Review

Thread-Twisters: On a Barbarian Loom by Lisa Robertson

CV

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women workers could be found on the medieval construction site, 2016-17, found materials,

hand forged iron, hand dyed and woven wool, walnut, silver. 264.1 x 76.2 x 60.9cm

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women workers could be found on the medieval construction site, 2016-17

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women workers could be found on the medieval construction site, 2016-17 (detail)

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women workers could be found on the medieval construction site, 2016-17 (detail)

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a sunked ash pit, 2017, aluminum, handwoven linen, powder coated steel, walnut, dimensions variable

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a sunked ash pit, 2017 (detail)

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O.B., 2016, monoprint and silkscreen on paper, artist’s frame, 62.2 x 55.9cm

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O.B., 2016

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Ingress to the Ugly Room, 2018, calcium carbonate and hide glue composite, paint, wood, 213.3 x 81.2 x 40.6cm &

Garbage eater, 2018, cardboard, found paper, pigment, 63.5 x 45.7 x 20.3cm

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Garbage eater, 2018

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Garbage eater, 2018

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Paperstainer, installation view, Mercer Union (Toronto)

Dusting paper, 2018, paint, wallpaper made in collaboration with Sylvain Sailly;

printed by Handtrycka Tapeter (Stockholm), wood, 86.3 x 38 x 17.7cm

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Dusting paper, 2018

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Paperstainer, installation view, Mercer Union, (Toronto)

Paperstainer, installation view, Mercer Union (Toronto)

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (bedsteps), 2018, brass nails, calcium carbonate and hide glue composite, foam, handwoven and hand dyed embossed wool, paint, paper, wood, 44.4 x 55.8 x 53.3cm

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Chair for a woman, installation view, Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver)

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Chair for a woman, installation view, Contemporary Art Gallery (Vancouver)

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (wall), 2018, wood, paint, calcium carbonate and hide glue composite,

flock, paper, wallpaper made by Papetiere Saint-Armand, 213.4 x 533.4 cm

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (wall), 2018

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (wall), 2018 (detail)

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Ancestress, 2018, maple, paint, silver, foiled stamped pencils, distemper on paper,

handwoven silk, plastic, 88.9 x 76.2 x 55.9cm

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Ancestress, 2018 (detail)

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Ancestress, 2018 (detail)

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Ancestress, 2018 (detail)

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Ancestress, 2018 (detail)

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Grubby, 2018, cherry and poplar wood, cotton, handwoven silk, sequins, 97.8 x 47 x 2.5cm

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Grubby, 2018 (detail)

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Grubby, 2018

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Grubby, 2018 (detail)

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (bedsteps), 2018

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (bedsteps), 2018

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Bedchamber of a paper stainer (bedsteps), 2018 (detail)

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Chair for a woman, 2018, maple, basswood, beeswax, iron oxide pigment, mother of pearl, 81.2 x 71.1 x 76.2cm

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Chair for a woman, 2018 (detail)

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Paper eater, 2019, wallpaper made in collaboration with Sylvain Sailly (printed by Handtrycka Tapeter,

Stockholm), tissue paper, rice paper, paint, crepe paper, handwoven silk, plywood, 47.7 x 15.2 x 17.8cm

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Paper eater, 2019 (detail)

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installation view, Art Encounters Biennial, Helios Gallery, Timișoara (Romania)

Dust bed, 2018-19, hand woven silk, cotton, foam, dimensions variable

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installation view, Art Encounters Biennial, Helios Gallery, Timișoara (Romania)

Dust bed, 2018-19, hand woven silk, cotton, foam, dimensions variable

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installation view, Art Encounters Biennial, Helios Gallery, Timișoara (Romania)

Dust bed, 2018-19, hand woven silk, cotton, foam, dimensions variable

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections of Ann Wahlfors,

Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections of Ann Wahlfors,

Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections of Ann Wahlfors,

Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections

of Ann Wahlfors, Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections

of Ann Wahlfors, Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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installation view, Sorunda Folkets Hus, Sweden, commissioned by Tensta konsthal, Stockholm

A wall as a table with candlestick legs, 2018, wood, wallpaper, textiles from the collections

of Ann Wahlfors, Sorunda Hembygdsförening and Sorunda Hemslöjdsförening

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Rose. Cards., 2018-19, calcium carbonate and hide glue composite, paint, wood, cotton rag paper, chalk, clay, pigment, acrylic binder, tissue paper, hand woven silk, found upholstery tacks, 114.3 x 236.2 x 36.8cm

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Rose. Cards., 2018-19

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Daisy, 2019, handwoven cotton, tinsel, 68.5 x 55.9cm

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Chair for a woman, 2018

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Chair for a woman, 2018 (detail)