Jesse Harris

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Jesse Harris (b. 1981, Toronto, Ontario, Canada) graduated with a BFA from the University of Guelph in 2007. Underpinned by his interest in media studies, Harris’ work takes subliminal messages found in advertising, brand icons, and Pop Art, as his points of departure. Using these references, Harris builds on the humor and double meanings embedded in mass imagery by teasing out the absurdity of the message 

Harris’ practice includes public projects, two of which are MIRROR AS SIGN at Art Metropole (2013) and YOU’VE CHANGED, which is still on view on Queen Street West (2012). Recent exhibitions include Cooper Cole, Toronto (2019); Night Gallery, Los Angeles (2017); University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto (2016); Roberta Pelan, Toronto (2016); Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, New York (2014); Mercer Union, Toronto (2014); Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg (2013); and The Power Plant, Toronto (2013). Harris lives and works in Toronto, Canada. 

Jesse Harris

But Painting…

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But Painting..., 2019

Cut Vinyl Deca

Unique

24" X 20"
60.96cm X 50.8cm

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Detournement

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Detournement, 2019

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26" X 24"
66.04cm X 60.96cm

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8Bit Mona Lisa

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8Bit Mona Lisa, 2019

Cut Vinyl Deca

Edition of 5, 1 AP

15" X 13"
38.1cm X 33.02cm

Jesse Harris

Picasso Nose

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Picasso Nose, 2019

Edition of 5, 1 AP

15" X 13"
38.1cm X 33.02cm

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Vincent Sunflowers

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Vincent Sunflowers, 2019

Cut Vinyl Decal

Edition of 5, 1 AP

15" X 13"
38.1cm X 33.02cm

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A Dollar

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A Dollar, 2018

Oil on canvas

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

Jesse Harris

Halftones

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Halftones, 2018

Oil on canvas

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

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Dollar Meal

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Dollar Meal, 2018

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

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Culture

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Culture, 2018

Oil on canvas

24" X 18"
60.96cm X 45.72cm

Jesse Harris

Comics

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Comics, 2018

Oil on canvas

30" X 40"
76.2cm X 101.6cm

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Radio

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Radio, 2018

Oil on canvas

24" X 48"
60.96cm X 121.92cm

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Mass Media

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Mass Media, 2018

Oil on canvas

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

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Stop Smoking

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Stop Smoking, 2018

Oil on canvas

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

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Comedy Tragedy Pepsi

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Comedy Tragedy Pepsi, 2018

Oil on canvas

48" X 36"
121.92cm X 91.44cm

Jesse Harris

Change the Picture

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Change the Picture, 2017

Enamel on wood, baseball bat

42.5" X 22"
107.95cm X 55.88cm

Jesse Harris

Nail Me To This Wave

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Nail Me To This Wave, 2017

Enamel on wood, baseball bat

42.5" X 22"
107.95cm X 55.88cm

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I’d Rather Drink Pledge

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I'd Rather Drink Pledge, 2017

Enamel on wood, baseball bat

42.5" X 22"
107.95cm X 55.88cm

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Smash the Statement

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Smash the Statement, 2017

Enamel on wood, baseball bat

42.5" X 22"
107.95cm X 55.88cm

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You’ve Changed

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You've Changed, 2012

Public artwork commissioned by The City of Toronto.

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Perhaps

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Perhaps, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

16 inches (40.64cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Please Do Not Move Still Life

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Please Do Not Move Still Life, 2013

Gesso on Canvas mounted to Board

11" X 14"
27.94cm X 35.56cm

Jesse Harris

Television

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Television, 2015

Oil on canvas

48" X 48"
121.92cm X 121.92cm

Jesse Harris

Horseshit

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Horseshit, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.56 cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

We Already Have One

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We Already Have One, 2014

Gesso on canvas mounted to panel

16" X 12"
40.64cm X 30.48cm

Jesse Harris

Exterminate Mickey Mouse!

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Exterminate Mickey Mouse!, 2017

Vinyl on aluminum

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.36cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Balloons

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Balloons, 2014

Gesso on canvas mounted to panel

12" X 16"
30.48cm X 40.64cm

Jesse Harris

I’d rather

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I'd rather, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.56cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Dirty Word

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Dirty Word, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.56cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Jake Filth

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Jake Filth, 2015

Vinyl on Steel

7" X 5"
17.78cm X 12.7cm

Jesse Harris

Isocrasy Crowd

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Isocrasy Crowd, 2015

Vinyl on steel

7" X 5"
17.78cm X 12.7cm

Jesse Harris

Annie Blatz

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Annie Blatz, 2015

Vinyl on steel

7" X 5"
17.78cm X 12.7cm

Jesse Harris

Cracked Smile

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Cracked Smile, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.56cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Bug Me Pin

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Bug Me Pin, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

16 inches (40.64cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

FRESHCO Film

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FRESHCO Film, 2015

Film positive, Aluminum snap frame

32" X 25.50"
81.28cm X 64.77cm

Jesse Harris

Three Squares

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Three Squares, 2015

Vinyl on aluminum

Edition of 3

16" X 16"
40.64cm X 40.64cm

Jesse Harris

Big Weenies

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Big Weenies, 2014

Silkscreen

32" X 32"
81.28cm X 81.28cm

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Pleasure

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Pleasure, 2014

Silkscreen

19" X 36"
48.26cm X 91.44cm

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Belly Button

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Belly Button, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

12 inches (30.48cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Negative Big Mac

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Negative Big Mac, 2014

Silkscreen

32" X 30"
81.28cm X 76.2cm

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No Children

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No Children, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

16 inches (40.64cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Blood Moneybags

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Blood Moneybags / Moneybags, 2015

Silkscreens

32" X 30"
81.28cm X 76.2cm

Jesse Harris

Spending Is Against My Religion

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Spending Is Against My Religion, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

16 inches (40.64cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Asterik

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Asterik, 2015

Silkscreen

48" X 40"
121.92cm X 101.6cm

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Squeeze me

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Squeeze Me, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

14 inches (35.56cm) diameter

Jesse Harris

Reasons Not to Buy Art

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Reasons Not to Buy Art, 2012

Vinyl on acrylic on shadowbox frame

35" X 22"
88.9cm X 55.88cm

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Super Freak

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Super Freak, 2017

Vinyl on aluminium

Edition of 3

16 inches (40.64cm) diameter