Michael Snow Obituary – Cause of Death: Iconic Canadian artist Michael Snow dies at 94.
Michael Snow CC RCA worked in a range of media including film, installation, sculpture, photography, and music.
Snow passed away on January 5, 2023, at the age of 94. His cause of death was not disclosed.
Michael Snow was born in Toronto and studied at Upper Canada College and the Ontario College of Art. He had his first solo exhibition in 1957. In the early 1960s Snow moved to New York with his wife, artist Joyce Wieland, where they remained for nearly a decade.
His best-known films are Wavelength (1967) and La Région Centrale (1971), with the former regarded as a milestone in avant-garde cinema.
His work has appeared at exhibitions across Europe, North America and South America. Snows’ works were included in the shows marking the reopening of both the Centre Pompidou in Paris in 2000 and the MoMA in New York in 2005. In March 2006, his works were included in the Whitney Biennial.
“Michael Snow RIP (December 10, 1928 -January 5, 2023). Such a huge influence. Such a long and active life. It was a privilege to work with him on a couple of occasions. Always generous with his suppport. Always inspiringly inquisitive. Condolences to Peggy and the rest of his family,” a tribute post shared via Facebook read.
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