|Title||Flat Pack Rothman┤s|
|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.|
|Location Current Site||Royal College of Art|
|Measurements Dimensions||2140 x 1100 mm|
|Material||oil and mixed media on canvas|
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
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|