London Mayor Sadiq Khan announced plans yesterday to set up a trust to finance and secure affordable artists’ studios across the city.
Dutch artist Piet Mondrian lived a nomadic life, caught between the two World Wars, and he transformed each new studio and home into a reflection of his current practice.
SAN FRANCISCO — One of this city’s most-discussed recent performances took place on the morning of April 1, 2014.
One of the biggest pressures on artist finances is the rental cost of a studio.
Are you a photorealist painter? Are you looking for a full-time job? Are you based in (or willing to move to) London or Devon?
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As prices for studios rise steadily throughout New York, here’s a useful guide to finding the ideal, affordable NYC studio and figuring out what your “priorities” should be.
Yesterday, Curbed NY posted a nifty map of 15 buildings in Manhattan that were originally built for artists. Ranging from projects with outside funding to artists’ cooperatives, the 15 structures mostly dot Midtown and the Upper East and West Sides, with a few outliers in the West Village. It’s fun to look at the map and reminisce about a time when artists could afford to live in the center of New York.
The Smithsonian Institution has an awesome online archive of old photographs of artists, many in their studios, where sculptors pose midway through work and painters cradle their palettes at their easels. Some have their clothes stained with paint, others obviously spruced up for the portrait occasion. Some are comfortable and confident, others somewhat awkward. Basically, like the cluttered studios, artists haven’t changed.
CHICAGO — Featuring artists from Brooklyn, Buenos Aires, Delray Beach (FL) and Montreal.