Chairs Present Series: Prof Stephen Farthing, Chair of Drawing in conversation with Tim Marlow





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Published on Apr 9, 2015

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Tim Marlow is a writer, broadcaster, art historian and currently Director of Artistic Programmes at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has written about art and culture for The Times, Guardian and Independent on Sunday. In 1993, he founded Tate: The Art Magazine. From 1991 to 1998, he presented BBC Radio 4’s arts programme Kaleidoscope, for which he won a Sony Award. Until spring 2014 Marlow was Director of Exhibitions at White Cube.

Stephen Farthing is a Royal Academician and Rootstein Hopkins Professor of Drawing at the University of Art London. He has represented the UK in the Sao Paulo and Paris Biennales, exhibited in one person shows at the Royal Academy, London, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, The Carillo Gill, Mexico City, the Paco Imperial, Rio De Janiaro and The Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto. He is currently chair of the Royal Academy‘s Exhibition Committee.

This event is part of the UAL Chair's Present Series

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The University of the Arts London have newly appointed 12 Cross-University Chairs in a major investment in students’ academic experience. The new Chairs bring leading experts with a wide range of creative focuses to the University, including black art and design, arts, design and science, and art in the environment.


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