A gallery owner used an old horse stable to host art shows and performances — all while living in a back room.
The Spring Studio in Manhattan, now surrounded by luxury residences and stores, has been a place for drawers to sketch live models since 1994. Its lease will expire in mid-December.
About 4,000 pieces of Alexander Ney’s art must be removed from a Manhattan apartment by March 19, lest they appear not in galleries, but in the trash.
After 27 years of holding out, Alamo style, against rising rents and marching chain stores, the Rodeo Bar on the corner of Third Avenue and East 27th Street closed on Sunday.
A conflict at a building housing studios in Ridgewood, Queens, has many worried that artists may be pushed out of the area.
Businesses are planting themselves in existing buildings in San Francisco, while residents are getting little relief from the high housing costs, and new construction faces obstructions.
PlayhouseSquare, a vibrant performing arts complex, has helped double the population of the city’s core to 12,000.
After Hurricane Sandy flooded studio and storage spaces at a huge artists’ complex in the West Village, a landlord may rent the rooms to a commercial tenant.