Gillian Lowndes

The late artist's spindly creations oscillate between domestic objects and fossilised beasts from another planet

By Chris Fite-Wassilak

Gillian Lowndes, 2016 (installation view). Photo: Ollie Hammick. Courtesy the Sunday Painter, London

The Sunday Painter, London, 18 November – 23 December 2016On a faded, upside-down metal label, you can just make out ‘STILL LIFE’. They’re the only words that appear in the exhibition, barely there, loosely stuck onto the bottom of a bedhead hairdo sprouting out of the wall. The sculpture Almost off the Wall (2001) is an untidy bun of straggled wires that spray out of a pale blue rose of speckled, cracked ceramic, with a few bulldog clips around the…

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