Last Great American

Matt Farr (Gallery Attendant)

Acrylic on linen

Matt Farr is a two-time Blue Peter badge winner and graduate from the Glasgow School of Art, having studied BA Hons Painting and Printmaking. He won the first of his Blue Peter badges in March 2007 for coming third in a drawing competition. The other was won for some writing that he doesn’t remember entering into anything. His work looks at how ideas of masculinity are created through Hollywood movies. This piece, Last Great American, was made in 2021 for an exhibition in Coventry.