Reflex Gallery is excited to announce an exhibition of work by British artist Marcus Harvey. Associated with the Young British Artists, Harvey shot to fame with his controversial work, Myra, an image of the child-murderer Myra Hindley exhibited at the infamous 1997 Sensation exhibition in London's Royal Academy of Arts. A giant grainy monochrome portrait, from afar it looked like a painted reproduction of the well-known media image of the criminal, but up close it was revealed to be composed of children's handprints.
About the artist
For several years now, Marcus Harvey has in his work explored the notion of Britishness - from Thatcher to Tony Blair, as well as Nelson and Empire, but also lower-brow symbols, from tattoos, to junk-shop knick-knacks.