Ellen Harvey


presented by magnus müller



Born 1967 in Farnborough, Kent, U.K.



Ellen Harvey was born in the United Kingdom and lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.  She has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and internationally and was included in the 2008 Whitney Biennial.  Recent solo exhibitions include Ruins are More Beautiful at the Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland, Beautiful /Ugly at magnus müller in Berlin, Mirror at the Pennsylvania Academy and A Whitney for the Whitney at Philip Morris at the Whitney Museum at Altria. She took part in the Whitney Independent Study Program and the PS1 Studio Program.  Recent awards include a Pennies from Heaven Grant, a Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative Grant, a Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant and a Palm Beach County Cultural Council Grant and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship.  She has completed projects for both the New York and Chicago Transit Authorities, most recently including a mosaic for the new Metro-North Yankee Stadium Station. 


Her book The New York Beautification Project was published by Gregory Miller & Co. in 2005 and a survey of her work, Ellen Harvey:  Mirror, was published by the Pennsylvania Academy in 2006. 



Ellen Harvey, Public Collection, 2008, c-print, 43 plexiglas mirrors, velcro, variable dimensions
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