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Title Flat Pack Rothman┤s
Collection fineart.ac.uk
Artist Stephen Farthing
Nationality British
Description Farthing's work owes a debt to Pop Art through his appropriation of images of everyday objects, such as this one of a cigarette packet.
Cultural Context English
Location Current Site Royal College of Art
Measurements Dimensions 2140 x 1100 mm
Material oil and mixed media on canvas
Biography 1950: Born.
1978-85: Visiting Lecturer, Royal College of Art.
1985-90: Head of Painting, West Surrey College of Art & Design, Farnham
1989: Artisit in Residence at the Hayward Gallery, London
1990-2000: Ruskin Master of Drawing, Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine Art, Oxford and Professional Fellow of St. Edmund Hall, Oxford.
1998: Elected Royal Academician
2000: Made an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford.
2000: Present Executive Director of the New York Academy of Art, Manhattan.
Biographic Notes Details from: Exhibition Road: Painters at the Royal College of Art, ed Paul Huxley, Phaidon, 1988 and the Royal Academy web site at www.royalacademy.org.uk
Education 1976-77: Studied at British School at Rome.
1973-76: Studied at Royal College of Art.
1968-73: Studied at St. Martin's School of Art.
Awards 1976: Awarded Abbey Major Scholarship, taking him to the British School at Rome
1976: Prize Winner at John Moores Liverpool Exhibitions
Other Activities Commissions
1999: Portrait of the past and present historians Eric Hobsbawm, Rodney Hilton, Sir Keith Thomas, Sir John Elliot, Lawrence Stone and Jean Thirsk (commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery, London)
1998: Topographical painting of Dorest (commissioned by the Dorchester Hospital Trust)
1997: Printed digital scan of oil painting for the fašade of the Embassy during Spring 1997 (commissioned by the British Embassy, Paris)
1997: Carpet design (commissioned by the Grosvenor Estate)
1996: The Knowledge: Bloomsbury (painting commissioned by BUPA, London )
1993: Painting of the buildings of the Oxford University Press (commissioned by Oxford University Press, Oxford)
Institution Royal College of Art
Rights Owner Royal College of Art
Rights Status UK HE use only
Technique Collage including acrylic, acrylic gesso, gloss paint, paper, resin, spray paint, screenprint
Work Type painting



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