Anna Camner

Swedish, born 1977

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Anna Camner

Swedish, born 1977

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Anna Camner paints the natural world in a manner that evokes child-like wonder at the seasonal cycle of decay and rejuvenation, while giving the illusion of scientific accuracy. For instance, the untitled paintings in her 2010 exhibition “The Triumph of Time” zoom in on the microcosmic existence of tiny flora and fauna. Drawing influence from medieval art, Camner walks a line between naturalism and symbolism, botanical precision and fantasy: her oil-on-board paintings depict dark narratives, such as ants performing cruel rituals on worms. To render the macabre scenes in a suitably dark palette, she primes the board in solid black, adding layers of pale blues, yellows, or purples to evoke dawn or the night sky.

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Anna Camner paints the natural world in a manner that evokes child-like wonder at the seasonal cycle of decay and rejuvenation, while giving the illusion of scientific accuracy. For instance, the untitled paintings in her 2010 exhibition “The Triumph of Time” zoom in on the microcosmic existence of tiny flora and fauna. Drawing influence from medieval art, Camner walks a line between naturalism and symbolism, botanical precision and fantasy: her oil-on-board paintings depict dark narratives, such as ants performing cruel rituals on worms. To render the macabre scenes in a suitably dark palette, she primes the board in solid black, adding layers of pale blues, yellows, or purples to evoke dawn or the night sky.

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