|Born||1962 (age 60–61)|
|Education||Denstone College; Courtauld Institute|
Timothy John Marlow(born 1962) is a British writer, broadcaster and art historian who is the Director and Chief Executive of the Design Museum, London. Prior to this role, he was the Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts in London. He has lectured on art and culture in over 40 countries.
He has written and presented over 100 documentaries for radio and television. Before moving to the Royal Academy, he was the Director of Exhibitions at White Cube for over ten years. In 2019, he was appointed as the new chief executive and director of London's Design Museum.
Marlow was born in Long Eaton in Derbyshire, England and grew up in Chesterfield.Marlow is a fan of football side Chelsea FC, regularly attending matches at Stamford Bridge with his son, a nephew or brother. He was educated at Denstone College, a boarding independent school for boys (now co-educational), in the village of Denstone in Staffordshire in central England and at the Courtauld Institute of Art, from which he gained a Master's degree.
Marlow has presented numerous art programmes on UK television including studies of J. M. W. Turner for the BBC, Great Art for ITV (Seventh Art Productions, Phil Grabsky), Great Artists with Tim Marlow (Seventh Art Productions, Phil Grabsky), The Nude in Art with Tim Marlow (Seventh Art Productions, Phil Grabsky), living artists, The Impressionists with Tim Marlow (Seventh Art Productions, Phil Grabsky), the Tate Modern, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, Raphael, etc. He has written about art and culture for The Times , The Guardian , The Independent on Sunday , Arena, Art Monthly , Blueprint and many other newspapers and periodicals.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. Marlow also presented the weekly BBC World Service cultural discussion programme Culture Shock from 2002-2008.
From 2014 until 2019, Marlow served as the Artistic Director of the Royal Academy of Arts in London.Following a staffing shake-up in 2014, he also oversaw the RA's Collections, Learning, Publishing and Architecture departments. During his time at the RA, he was a central figure in preparations for events accompanying its 250th anniversary celebrations, coinciding with the completion of a major building project to expand the institution's exhibition spaces and link its two historic buildings.
His books and monographs include studies of the French sculptor Auguste Rodin, the Austrian expressionist painter Egon Schiele and a survey of great artists published by Faber and Faber.He is visiting lecturer at Winchester School of Art. He is an examiner on the Sculpture MA and former creative director of sculpture at Goodwood.
Marlow was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2020 New Year Honours for services to the arts.
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