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Episode 1  
The research into drawing
Professor Stephen Farthing, RA

In this episode Professor Stephen Farthing talks about the importance of the research into drawing, especially the study of a definition and a taxonomy that considers the diversity of the roles of drawing. Farthing also talks about his research into drawing through drawings.

Stephen Farthing

His teaching career began as a Lecturer in Painting at Canterbury College of Art (1977-79), after which he was

a Tutor in painting at the Royal College of Art, London from 1980 to 1985.  He went on to become Head of Painting

(1985-87) and Head of the Department of Fine Art (1987-89)

at West Surrey College of Art and Design. From 1990 he was Ruskin Master at the Ruskin School of Fine Art and Professorial Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford until 2000. He was elected Royal Academician in 1998 and in 2000 was made an Emeritus Fellow of St Edmund Hall, Oxford. Since 2000 he has gone on to edit and write a number of essential art history texts mostly in relation to painting and drawing. He was executive director

of the New York Academy of Art from September 2000 until August 2004 when he was appointed to the Rootstein Hopkins Research Chair of Drawing at the University of Arts, London. At the UAL he was one of the leaders of the Centre for Drawing and worked on the development of the Drawing Qualification Curriculum, a Drawing Curriculum for schools in the United Kingdom.

ISBN 978-85-8302-126-1

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