Harland Miller | the artist




The artist Harland Miller
Born 1964, Yorkshire, England.
Lives and works in London.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Writing,


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TO COOL TO DIE
Harland Miller is a both a writer and an artist, practising both roles over a peripatetic career in both Europe and America…
The Feirplace Project, works and biography
For his White Cube exhibition (2001), Miller produced a series of paintings based of the dust jackets of Penguin books, which have become a part of the fabric of British culture since their launch in the early 1930’s. Miller has explained how these works developed accidentally – but in discovering a new painting style for himself and by combining this with the motif inherent in the Penguin book, Miller found a way that he could marry aspects of Pop Art, abstraction and figurative painting at once, with his writer’s love of text. The ensuing images are humorous, sardonic and nostalgic at the same time, whilst the painting style hints at the dog-eared, scuffed covers of the Penguin classics themselves…


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