Tag: Studio visit


Residency in Tuscany: Scarlett Bowman talks with Jon Lutz

Contributed by Jon Lutz / This summer I had the good fortune to do a four-week residency at Villa Lena, an international program located in the hills of Tuscany. A small, well-chosen group of very talented writers, actors, photographers, performers, and visual artists was in residence during my stay. Of these, London-based Scarlett Bowman seemed to […]


Bushwick Open Studios 2017– from Bogart to Troutman

Contributed by William Eckhardt Kohler / The printed studio maps were already gone by early Saturday afternoon–a good indication of the popularity�of Bushwick Open Studios–so I simply started at 56 Bogart and made my way to 17-17 Troutman, stopping at studios I found along the way. In�open-studio walks, the art […]

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Painter partners: Gary Stephan and Suzanne Joelson

Contributed by Sharon Butler / For nearly 40 years, painters Gary Stephan and Suzanne Joelson have spent summers in an old farmhouse located in a small town just south of the Catskills. They met in the late 1980s during one of Stephan�s openings at Mary Boone and have been together ever since. Joelson�s studio […]


Studio visit with Lucia Hierro

Contributed by Kate Liebman / On Valentine�s Day I visited Lucia Hierro in her studio in the Bronx�where she�has�been working for more than two years. Nearby, a�group�of former factory buildings are in the process of being converted into artist studios and lofts. Born and raised in New York City, Lucia […]


Studio visit with Kate Liebman

Contributed by Debbi Kenote / �I see myself as a figure painter,� �Kate Liebman�tells me�as I sit in her Bushwick studio, where the floor is covered with dirty paint tubes and reckless spatter. She walks�me through her process and�sources, touching on topics like�distance, viewer insight, and political responsibility.�One of the�sources�for […]


Studio visit: Fr�d�rique Lucien

Contributed by Sharon Butler /�Fr�d�rique Lucien�and I met�during the Bushwick iteration of “Deux C�t�s / Two Sides,” a�collaborative�exhibition organized by Stephanie Theodore and�Emilie Ovaere-Corthay, the director of legendary�Galerie Jean Fournier.�When I was in Paris for the opening, I got a chance to stop�by Lucien’s�studio in the 11th arrondissement,�not far from […]


A studio visit with Sascha Braunig

Contributed by Rob Kaiser-Schatzlein / Sascha Braunig, whose solo show�“Shivers,”�is on view at MoMA PS1 through March 5,�recently returned�to New York City from Portland, Maine, to participate in the Sharpe Walentas Studio Program.�When�I stopped by her new space, we�discussed her process and the changes�that have taken place in her practice […]

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Studio visit: John Zinsser

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Two Coats of Paint recently stopped in at John Zinsser‘s sunny Greenpoint studio. Zinsser moved to New York in the ’80s and has been making mostly-monochromatic, rule-based abstract paintings ever since. During our visit we talked about his Dedalus Foundation exhibition, “The Humanism of Abstraction,” […]


Studio visit with Greg Drasler

Visiting an artist’s studio before a new body of work is packed and shipped off for a solo show can be a stirring experience. The artist is anxious, perhaps, but by the same token brimming with anticipation and eager to discuss the new paintings and explain the process and ideas […]


David Rhodes: Events and incidents

I met David Rhodes (b. 1955, Manchester, UK) in a Greenwich Village loft where his black and white paintings, both large and small, leaned against walls and were propped on all bookshelves and tabletops. The three largest were about to be packed up and sent to Hionas Gallery for “Between […]