Artists' Homes

Artists' Homes

Live/work Spaces for Modern Makers

Book - 2018
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In Artists' Homes, writer and photographer Tom Harford Thompson presents some thirty individual, eccentric houses and workspaces, from a music producer's studio in Hackney to an eco-warrior's treehouse on the Sussex Downs. His evocative photographs show how our live/work spaces, whether a tumbledown cottage, a country farmhouse or a reclaimed factory, are beautiful because of the lives we live in them. With work no longer separate from home life, we see how these artists function in the homes that inspire them, pursuing the life creative. Among the artists and craftspeople featured are Billy Childish, co-founder of the Stuckist art movement; Penny Rimbaud and Gee Vaucher, creative partners who set up their home and studio as an ànarchist-pacifist open house' (Dial House, in Essex); music producer Liam Watson of the famed London studio Toe Rag; vintage motorcycle dealer Ian Hatton, of cult shop Verrall's; vintner Peter Hall of Breaky Bottom Vineyard, one of the first wineries in the UK; and many more.
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780500021323
0500021325
Branch Call Number: 747.0941 HARFO
Characteristics: 288 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Notes: "With 350 illustrations" -- Cover
"Painter, printmaker, illustrator, vintner, craft brewer, potter, lifestyle blogger, publican, tattooist, antiques dealer, book-maker, classic-car restorer, sculptor, photographer, timber-framer, music producer, vintage motorcycle dealer, musician, muralist, artist, art agent, journalist, paper engineer"--Back cover

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