in ‘Women in Revolt! Art, Activism and the Women’s Movement in the UK 1970 - 1990’, Tate Britain, London
Bushwick, Brooklyn is a mishmash of new developments and historical remnants. Once home to immigrants from Europe, then Dominican and Puerto Rican communities, over the past few decades artists have flocked here, transforming the industrial buildings into live-work studio spaces.
Past industries – from glass and chemicals to beer – peek out via heritage architectural elements and weathered painted signs, but it’s hard to find prewar buildings intact. Jane Dickson’s studio is located in a carriage house tucked behind one such remaining, a beautiful brick house from 1891. Although modernised to meet the needs of the painter, it feels old New York. […]