Camilla Løw

Sutton Lane

Camilla Løw filled her first solo show in London with work without making it feel in the least cluttered. By the door, a small arched form made from three different colored pieces of wood sat on the wall at about eye height. A raised eyebrow, perhaps, or a cupped hand, Lectro (all works 2004) invited the viewer into the gallery with more than a hint of ironic amusement. The Glasgow-based Norwegian artist used the space in its entirety: Things stood on the floor, leaned against or hung on the wall, and were suspended from the ceiling. They were made from a controlled range of materials—lengths of one-by-one wood, Plexiglas, cord, mild-steel rod, oak blocks—but to this list should be added the color, in the form of enamel or gloss paint, with which the surfaces of many works were covered. Black, red, and white were frequently used, along with a variety of greens, blues, and yellows. The

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