About

Marie Harnett (born 1983 in Hertfordshire) is a British artist. She studied drawing and painting at Edinburgh College of Art from where she graduated in 2006. She is best known for her highly detailed and intricate drawings of film stills.

She has exhibited in solo exhibitions at Alan Cristea Gallery, London (2011) and Galleria Bonomo, Rome (2014). Her group exhibitions include “A Parliament of Lines” at Edinburgh City Art Centre, Edinburgh (2012) which travelled to Pier Arts Centre, Orkney (2013), “Beyond Reality: British Painting Today” at Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (2012) and “Last Year in Marienbad: A Film as Art” at Bremen Kunsthalle, Bremen (2015). Harnett’s works are in international public and private collections including the Yale Centre for British Art, Connecticut; the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the British Museum, London. She is currently working on a new body of drawings and prints for her next solo show with the Alan Cristea Gallery, London in 2017.

Her work is represented by the Alan Cristea Gallery, London. She lives and works in London.

 
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