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The Art of the Artist’s Studio

…architectural features, the artist’s studio.  So we thought we’d use the occasion of these warm August days to conduct a brief survey of some of our favorite artist’s studio windows…

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The Art of the Artist’s Studio

…African Queen” in the studio at #172. Sadly, #178 has since been demolished. First, for those who might not be familiar, artist’s studios are spaces generally inserted into the upper…

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Happy Birthday Electric Lady Studios…

…by none other than Jimi Hendrix, Electric Lady Studios at 52 West 8th Street was built to provide Hendrix with affordable studio space that would also meet his personal technical…

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Studio Windows: A Preservation Victory

…as the Bryant Park Studios and the Central Park Studios. In the Village, however, artists’ studios tended to be carved out of the top floors of ‘tenementized’ row houses —…

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My Favorite Things: Andrew Berman Edition

…from which its name is derived. The building was specifically intended to attract artists, with 10 one-room studios with casement windows, similar to the “artists’ studios” which had been popping…

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Very Superstitious…

…the best gear available. Electric Lady Studios established the precedent of artists owning their own studio space rather than relying on studios owned by recording companies. The building at 52…

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Remembering Jimi Hendrix

…and its acoustics, said he recalled Hendrix living in a cottage at 50 West 8th Street one wall away from Electric Lady Studios. Jimi and producers at Electric Lady Studios….

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House Tour Preview

…North, the long time home and studio of painter Edward Hopper. 8 West 8th Street has served as home to the New York Studio School since 1964.  The buildings were…

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Hans Hofmann and the Village

…October of 1936 Hofmann moved the school to 52 West 9th Street in Greenwich Village (and the GVHD), a still-extant rowhouse with a dramatic two-story studio window within a setback…

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Jazz and Jewelry: The Life of Art Smith

…at her studio in Greenwich Village, even trusting him to run the shop for months when she was away. At Mason’s studio, Smith cultivated his personal style. Alexander Calder was…

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Willem de Kooning at Home

On March 23, 1962, Village Voice photographer Fred McDarrah took a group of photos of Abstract Expressionist artist Willem de Kooning in his studio and home at 831 Broadway. De…

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Remembering Willem de Kooning

…central to the Abstract Expressionist school of the 1940’s and 1950’s. He had previously had a studio on Fourth Avenue but the space at 88 East 10th Street served as…

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Edward Hopper’s Village Muses

studio on Washington Square. That studio remains preserved at 3 Washington Square North, where Edward Hopper lived and worked for 53 years.  This is but one of many sites in…

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Village People: Frederic Church

Frederic Church was a central figure of the Hudson River School, and kept a studio at the 10th Street Studio Building. (This post is part of a series called Village…

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The Star Spangled Banner and the Village

…August 26th, 1970, Hendrix opened his Electric Lady Studios at 52 West 8th Street. It was the only recording artist-owned studio at the time, and it provided Hendrix with affordable studio space that…

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Off Broadway Theater Update, Part 3

…striving to make sense out of the constrained circumstances we find ourselves in, and still are finding and creating new ways to keep us thinking and engaged. HB Studios on…

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February Long on New and Old News

…as to whether or not it’s a worthy addition to the neighborhood. Finally, Village Preservation reported that the former Frank Stella Studio and early 20th century stable/horse auction mart (and…

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This is Radio Clash

…at Electric Lady Studios. So impressed were The Clash with Blaney’s work at Electric Lady Studios that they hired him and the studio to record and produce their next and…

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My Favorite Things: West Village Edition

…which its name is derived. The building was specifically intended to attract artists, with 10 one-room studios with casement windows, similar to the “artists’ studios” which had been popping up…

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Elvis is in the building: July 2, 1956

…Hall, the recording studio wasn’t set up that way. RCA actually refashioned the space with state-of-the-art technology. Webster Hall was at that time known as RCA’s East Coast recording studio

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LPC Spotlights Women in the Arts

…sole owner in 1930. During this time, she opened the Whitney Studio galleries and Whitney Studio Club in 1918. As her name suggests, she was born into one of New…

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#SouthOfUnionSquare Tour — Pop Culture

…Street? 12 East 12th Street Designed, built and operated by classically trained electronic composer turned studio owner Robert Mason, RPM was one of the first boutique studios in the city,…

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Lady Gaga’s Greenwich Village

…Hendrix, Electric Lady Studios at 52 West 8th Street was built to provide Hendrix with an affordable studio space that would also meet his specific technical and aesthetic needs.  Kicked…

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Take a Peek Into Six Greenwich Village Homes

Studio, 1928 (left). Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Whitney Studio, 2010 (right). Courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania Architectural Conservation Laboratory. Additionally, the New York Studio School, which will serve…

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