Personal safety concerns have pushed some women and trans artists to forgo studio visits, further narrowing their access to opportunities in the art world.
Art Problems: I Don’t Make Art to Sell; Do I Still Belong in the Art World?
Paddy Johnson answers your questions about art fairs, visibility, and frustrating studio visits.
Artists and Curators Share Pro-Tips for Successful Virtual Studio Visits
Eight artists, curators (and yes, even a meme account) weigh in on the benefits of screen-sharing, PDFs, and even personalized Zoom backgrounds
Inside the Studios of Four Artists at the Eyebeam Residency Program
Here’s what I learned from an intimate studio visit where these artists showed me their process, vision, and the goals fueling their work.
A Not-So-Great Studio Visit
What do you say when someone asks, ‘How did the studio visit go?’
Weekend Studio Visit: Victoria Civera on Broadway, Lower Manhattan
Exploring the work of an artist who rarely shows in New York.
Weekend Studio Visit: Richard Hull in East Village, Chicago
There is something wonderfully incongruous about what Richard Hull calls his “stolen portraits.”
Weekend Studio Visit: Philip Allen on the Upper West Side of Manhattan
In 1980 or ’81, I met Philip Allen through his childhood friend, the painter Jon Imber, who died of ALS on April 17, 2014, at the age of 63.
Weekend Studio Visit: Louise Belcourt in Williamsburg, New York
Despite the hue and cry about zombie formalism, there is a lot of very good painting going on these days.
Weekend Studio Visit: Denis Farrell in Oughterard, County Galway, Connemara, Ireland
The first work by the Irish artist, Denis Farrell, which I saw was a box titled Ukiyo (2011), containing seventy equally-sized, abstract watercolors. Ideally, the watercolors are supposed to be framed and mounted across all the walls of a gallery, becoming a sequence inviting the viewer to look at each work.
Weekend Studio Visit: Marilyn Lerner in Chelsea, New York
I first went to Marilyn Lerner’s studio shortly after I reviewed her show at John Good for Artforum (May, 1989), and have gone periodically ever since.
Weekend Studio Visit: John Willenbecher in Tribeca, New York
John Willenbecher tells me that his recent paintings are about “connecting the dots.” One of his lifelong interests has been the night sky – abstraction in nature – which he traces to his childhood interest in astronomy while growing up in eastern Pennsylvania.