Marie Harnett



Marie Harnett (b. 1983, Hertfordshire, UK) received her B.A (Hons) from Edinburgh College of Art in 2006. She is best known for her highly detailed and intricate drawings of film stills. Her work explores the themes of human interaction and intense emotion. She examines the potential of images to create an emotional response. Solo exhibitions include Cristea Roberts Gallery, London (2021), Theodore Art, New York (2017), Alan Cristea Gallery, London (2017) and Galleria Bonomo, Rome (2014). Her group exhibitions include “New Arrivals” at The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, (2021), “Last Year in Marienbad: A Film as Art” at Bremen Kunsthalle, Bremen (2015), “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). Harnett’s works are in international public and private collections including the National Galleries Scotland, Edinburgh; Yale Centre for British Art, Connecticut; the Museum of Modern Art, New York and the British Museum, London.

She lives and works in London.

Represented by
Cristea Roberts Gallery



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