Alex Hartley

b. 1963

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Alex Hartley

b. 1963

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Alex Hartley's work explores man's complex attitudes toward his built and natural environments. He addresses ideas like sanctuary, dystopia, community, belonging, and isolation in glass-enclosed photographs of architectural structures, room-size installations (like his 2001 work Case Study, based on modernist residential building experiments), and recent large color photographs with painstakingly crafted three-dimensional sculptural elements, such as Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, pasted on in low relief. Nowhereisland, an island Hartley first discovered in the High Artic in 2004, will be transported south as part of London's cultural celebrations for the 2012 Olympic Games.

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Biography

Alex Hartley's work explores man's complex attitudes toward his built and natural environments. He addresses ideas like sanctuary, dystopia, community, belonging, and isolation in glass-enclosed photographs of architectural structures, room-size installations (like his 2001 work Case Study, based on modernist residential building experiments), and recent large color photographs with painstakingly crafted three-dimensional sculptural elements, such as Buckminster Fuller's geodesic domes, pasted on in low relief. Nowhereisland, an island Hartley first discovered in the High Artic in 2004, will be transported south as part of London's cultural celebrations for the 2012 Olympic Games.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Folkestone Triennial