Ellen Harvey

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Ellen Harvey, Jason Middlebrook at DODGE Gallery November 13th, 2010 - December 23rd, 2010
Posted 11/21/10
          They seem like voids, as though a cavity had mysteriously opened to reveal picturesque landscapes dwelling beneath the urban fabric. These minute paintings cohabit the surfaces on various urbanscapes along with anonymous graffiti and random detritus. What can only be called the preciousness of these painstakingly rendered ideal sceneries recall a certain cliché. They might make you think of the idyllic landscapes one is likely to encounter in the gallery of a suburban shopping... [more]
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Ellen Harvey at magnus müller April 29th, 2010 - June 5th, 2010
Posted 6/14/10
        The Doppelgänger Collections expands Ellen Harvey’s on-going exploration of the “seductive dangers of reflection”, presenting a variety of collections of problematic mirrorings that range from the personal to the public. Ellen Harvey, , 2010 Oil painting on wood, 28x35.5 cm (each) The Museum of Failure, exhibited in the 2008 Whitney Biennial, consists of two related “rooms”: The Collection of Impossible Subjects, a rear-illuminated plexi-glas mirror hand-engraved and sanded by... [more]