Harland Miller

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The artist and writer Harland Miller is known for his large-scale, playful reworkings of Penguin book covers.

Miller takes much-loved book jackets of classic works by Hemmingway, Fitzgerald, Edgar Allen Poe and others as his starting point. By rendering them in oils at poster size with quirky new titles, he transforms them into contemporary, often satirical commentaries on life and literature. Whether ironic, nostalgic, or downright cheeky - "Dirty Northern Bastard," by DH Lawrence, or "I'm so Fucking Hard," by Hemmingway - the titles demythologise and amuse in equal measure.

Selected Works

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    Wherever You Are, Whatever You're Doing, This One's For You

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    Infinity That's All Very Well as Far as It Goes!

  • Harland Miller Who Cares Wins

    Harland Miller

    Who Cares Wins

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    Harland Miller

    Confessions of a Crap Artist

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    ...But What I Would Have Dearly Loved Once More, to Fill a Trembling Body with Stars and Fall Down Dead Beside It

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    I Am The One I've Been Waiting For

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    There's More To Life Than Catch Phrases

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    Blonde But Not Forgotten

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    Last Among Equals

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    Rocky VI - There Are No Winners in a Game for Losers

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    A Fist to Cry On

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    I Don't Sleep, So I Don't Dream, So I Don't Wake Up Crying

  • Harland Miller Can I Get Involved In Your Crisis 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    Can I Get Involved in Your Crisis?

  • Harland Miller DeathWhats In It For Me 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    Death - What's in It for Me?

  • Harland Miller Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore (yellow) Year to be confirmed xvga

    Harland Miller

    Incurable Romantic Seeks Dirty Filthy Whore

  • Harland Miller It Was Hell Says Former Child 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    It Was Hell Says Former Child

  • Harland Miller Not a damp eye in the house - My story 2010 a3

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    Somebody Down There Likes Me

  • Harland Miller Death - Whats in it for me 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    Death - What's in It for Me?

  • Harland Miller Love Saves the Day 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    Love Saves The Day

  • Harland Miller Wake Up  Smell The Coffin 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    Wake Up and Smell the Coffin

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    Who Cares Wins

  • Harland Miller International Lonely Guy - Pink 2010 a3

    Harland Miller

    International Lonely Guy

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    Harland Miller

    I've Been Down But This Is Ridiculous

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    Harland Miller

    International Lonely Guy

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    Harland Miller

    Life's Too Long

  • Harland Miller, A Fist To Cry On, pencil on paper 18 x 13 cm

    Harland Miller

    A Fist to Cry On

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Press Features

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    06 January 2014

    On Collaboration: Tracey Emin x Harland Miller

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    05 July 2014

    Harland Miller | One of Trudie Styler's Long Time Favourites

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    06 July 2016

    Harland Miller | Short Film On Arte Metropolis

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    07 May 2021

    Harland Miller | Harland Miller: a language of text and colour

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    07 May 2021

    Harland Miller | Harland Miller on York: So Good They Named It Once: ‘Colour is endlessly fascinating to me’