Anna Camner is a Swedish contemporary artist, based in Stockholm.

 

Anna Camner is a Swedish contemporary artist, based in Stockholm. Camner is a painter, known for her intense and meticulously executed paintings in oil on plexi glass board. She holds a master's degree from The Royal Academy of Art in Stockholm. Camner has exhibited in Stockholm, New York and London, and was the recipient of the Beckers Art Award in 2017. 

 
 
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Camner's work is represented at the UBS Art Collection, Swedish Art Council and Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall.

 
 

Anna Camner's earlier work was focused on dark Vanitas themes; the paintings used to burst with foliage, flowers, insects, spider webs, snails and rodents, all in various stages of decay. The new body of work from 2015-2016 marks a clear departure from that. Conceptually, the artist still moves in the dark borderland between life and death, but her subjects, always painted against a solid pitch black background, have been refined, given a stronger focus and a minimalist character, along with a sense of inherent mystery and uncertainty about whether the depicted subject is in fact alive or dead matter.