Studios

Booksreview

From a solitary male retreat to a hive of collective talent: new book surveys how the artist's studio has evolved across the ages

This ambitious and approachable study charts the cultural significance of these spaces, from Ancient Greece to today

Seven artists’ studios and environments added to ​​US National Trust for Historic Preservation programme

The new additions to the Historic Artists’ Homes and Studios reflect an effort to add greater diversity to the network of sites

Artists’ studios: the fight for affordable spaces

Plus, photographing Paula Rego at work

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‘Making visible experimentation, failure, boredom’: Whitechapel Gallery show dives into artists’ studios

The gallery’s outdoing director Iwona Blazwick tells us about the new exhibition and why she sees it as a clarion call to city dwellers

'Unfit for purpose': London's biggest artist studio provider accused of 'misrepresenting' landmark residency

Artists say their live/work spaces have become unliveable after major construction work at neighbouring sites, but Acme says this is outside its control

Video footage emerges of police raid on East London multi-arts complex Antepavilion

Focus of the strike was a rooftop art installation that resembles a structure used at protests last year by the climate action group Extinction Rebellion

Hundreds of artists’ studios in Moscow to be bulldozed amid government’s huge renovation plan

Evicted artists say authorities are leaving them out in the cold by failing to provide alternative workshops

Berghain—Berlin’s exclusive nightclub—to transform into huge art venue during pandemic

“Studio Berlin” offers a way to circumvent the toughest door policy in the world and see works by Olafur Eliasson, Wolfgang Tillmans and Anne Imhof

Britain's young artists had a hard time before the pandemic. What will happen to them now?

Inequality is rife in British society, not least in the arts, where decades of ‘class-cleansing’ policies have made it harder than ever to be an artist and designer

Saved from collapse, sculptor Elisabeth Frink's studio to be resurrected within 13th-century barn

Messums Wiltshire bought the building last year and will now reconstruct it for an exhibition in its gallery—at a cost of £100,000

Former factory in Iraqi Kurdistan stirs hope for cultural tourism

From studio spaces to museums, a future complex holds the promise of galvanising artists

Booksreview

Demanding artists and receptive architects in book about design and function of the studio

This book shows how, from the end of the 19th century to the Second World War, artists collaborated with architects to craft an image of themselves

Locked out via legal loophole: artists evicted from London studios following 'administrative error'

Studio leaseholders ACAVA cite managerial changes as the reason for late payment of rent to landlord

Objects from Matisse’s studio travel for first time

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston will be the first place outside of France to have this honour

Friezearchive

Women artists are doing it for themselves at Frieze Masters

The London fair features a raft of women, including Judy Chicago, who are eschewing assembly-line art

“He enabled me to know myself better”: Interview with Giacometti's last surviving muse, Paola Carola

One of the sculptor's models reflects upon his enduring influence and how he changed her life

Bacon “rubbish” including sketches and diaries makes £1m at auction

An alternative end for the rubbish that was to be thrown out from Bacon’s famously chaotic studio at 7 Reese Mews in London