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Matthew Carr

(1953-2011), Artist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist of 2 portraits
Initially sent to school at Eton, Carr left at the age of 16 to train at Camberwell and Cheltenham Schools of Art. A chance meeting with Andy Warhol resulted in an introduction to the influential art dealer Robert Fraser, who became Carr's first agent and staged the artist's first show in 1983. Rejecting oil paint, Carr was to focus on drawings throughout his career.

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Matthew Carr, by Trevor Leighton - NPG x35745

Matthew Carr

by Trevor Leighton
bromide print, 8 November 1990
NPG x35745

Matthew Carr, by Antony Makinson - NPG x135913

Matthew Carr

by Antony Makinson
C-type colour print, September 2003
NPG x135913

Matthew Carr, by Reme Campos - NPG x132066

Matthew Carr

by Reme Campos
C-type colour print, 8 May 2008
NPG x132066

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