Rebecca Harper, 2016
Painting study of "Reading in the London Allotments ". Gouache on paper, unframed
H25 x W28 cm
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Rebecca Harper (b. 1989) is a London based artist. She studied at UWE Bristol, Royal Drawing School and Turps Art School. Rebecca Harper has participated in numerous group shows including at Christie's, Bloomberg New Contemporaries in 2018 and the Royal Academy summer exhibition in 2019. Her work is included in various private collections including Windsor Castle.
Rebecca Harper has been awarded The Michael Moritz residency in Tuscany, the Modi Institute of Fine Art, India and the ACS (Artist collecting Society) Studio Prize, 2018.
Rebecca Harper's first UK solo show (at Anima Mundi, March 2019) received the following review in Financial Times: Harper's large seaside landscape reverie with groups of figures separate yet in elusive relationship to each other, was a standout at the 2018 Bloomberg New Contemporaries. This is a welcome first solo show for a young promising painter. Harper orchestrates accomplished, elaborate, decorative compositions (...) underpinned by fine drawing which gives both intimacy and rigour. Peter Doig is a presiding influence, but Harper's limpid manner is distinctive."