Peter Lowe

born 1938


Peter Lowe (born 17 June 1938) is an English artist. He was born in London at Victoria Park, Hackney. He studied at Goldsmiths College 1954–60 where he was taught by Mary Martin and Kenneth Martin. Lowe's work is rational, abstract and geometric. In 1960 he constructed and exhibited his first relief and experimented with balanced transformable constructions. His work is mainly exhibited and appreciated in Europe where it is in many national collections, Vienna mumok Sammlung Dieter und Gertraud Bogner, Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi . In 1972 he cofounded Systems group. Since 1974 he has been a member of Arbeitskreis.

The constructivist work of Peter Lowe is mentioned in Alastair Grieve's authoritative book of 2005, and an interview with him by the art historian Alan Fowler is given in the Southampton City Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, 2008.

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