David Harrison (artist)

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David Harrison
Born1954 (age 67–68)
NationalityEnglish
EducationSaint Martin's School of Art
Known forPainting, Sculpture
Websitewww.victoria-miro.com/artists/35-david-harrison/

David Harrison (born 1954) is an English artist living and working in London. and is represented by Victoria Miro.[1]

Biography[edit]

Harrison received his BA from Saint Martin's School of Art in 1984.[2][3] Malcolm McLaren invited him to front the music projects The Sex Pistols and Masters of the Backside, with Chrissie Hynde and David Vanian, around this time.[4] His work was shown in the East End Gallery at the Whitechapel Gallery in 2004, and his first one-man exhibition was at the Victoria Miro Gallery in London in 2005.[5] A solo show, Green and Pleasant Land, was held at the Daniel Reich Gallery in New York in 2009.[6]

A book, David Harrison, was published in 2009 by Philip Wilson Publishers, with a foreword by Lucinda Lambton, an essay by Alistair Robinson, director of The Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, and an interview with Peter Doig.[7][8]

Exhibitions[edit]

  • Victoria Miro, London, 2005[5]
  • Green and Pleasant Land, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York (2008)[9]
  • David Harrison, Victoria_Miro_Gallery, London (2005)[5]
  • David Harrison: Existence, Victoria_Miro_Gallery, London (2009)[10]
  • Second Nature, VW (VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin (2012)
  • Flowers of Evil, Victoria Miro, London (2015)[11][12]
  • Nightshift, Sargent's Daughters, New York (2016)
  • Photographs, TRAMPS, London (2017)
  • Remake Remodel, Churchgate Gallery, Porlock (2017)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Harrison - 12 Artworks, Bio & Shows on Artsy". www.artsy.net. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  2. ^ "Arts Foundation | Harrison, David". Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  3. ^ "David Harrison "Second Nature" at VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin — Mousse Magazine and Publishing". www.moussemagazine.it. 26 November 2012. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  4. ^ Elizabeth Prater, 'The Insider's Outsider - David Harrison', published by The Ember, 8 November 2011 [online]
  5. ^ a b c Searle, Adrian (8 April 2005). "David Harrison". The Guardian, Culture. London. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  6. ^ Roberta Smith (9 October 2008). David Harrison: 'Green and Pleasant Land, The New York Times. Accessed November 2017.
  7. ^ "David Harrison : Alistair Robinson : 9780856676710". www.bookdepository.com. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  8. ^ "David Harrison | Publications | Store". Victoria Miro. Retrieved 21 February 2022.
  9. ^ "Museum and Gallery Listings, Chelsea: David Harrison 'Green and Pleasant Land'". The New York Times. New York. 10 October 2008. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  10. ^ Herbert, Martin (11 September 2009). "David Harrison". Time Out. London. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  11. ^ Jacques, Adam (29 November 2015). "David Harrison & Lucinda Lambton: 'She came to my council flat and I nearly killed her with a leopard-skin sofa'". The Independent: Profiles. London. Retrieved 31 October 2017.
  12. ^ "David Harrison: Flowers of Evil at Victoria Miro". Elephant. London. 17 November 2015. Retrieved 31 October 2017.