Annika Larsson

Swedish, born 1972

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Annika Larsson

Swedish, born 1972

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In her films and videos, Annika Larsson explores relationships of power between subjects that allude to greater social themes such as economics and gender. Using a filmmaking style that favors close-ups, Larsson creates elliptical non-narrative documents of simple acts and gestures. The artist builds her themes subtly, hinting at interpersonal power dynamics without dictating her position, often featuring animals and men in business suits. “The hypnotic beauty of Ms. Larsson’s images never falters, and their ambiguities never resolve,” writes art critic Roberta Smith. “This may be how she manages to make both the allure and ugliness of power unambiguously clear.”

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Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and 1 more
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In her films and videos, Annika Larsson explores relationships of power between subjects that allude to greater social themes such as economics and gender. Using a filmmaking style that favors close-ups, Larsson creates elliptical non-narrative documents of simple acts and gestures. The artist builds her themes subtly, hinting at interpersonal power dynamics without dictating her position, often featuring animals and men in business suits. “The hypnotic beauty of Ms. Larsson’s images never falters, and their ambiguities never resolve,” writes art critic Roberta Smith. “This may be how she manages to make both the allure and ugliness of power unambiguously clear.”

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
established
Established representation
Represented by industry leading galleries.
user
Solo show at a major institution
Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Roma (MACRO)
group
Group show at a major institution
Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and 1 more
publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
fair
Included in a major biennial
Istanbul Biennial