From Botticelli to Bacon, artists have always invested their personalities in their working environments, but these private spaces, often containing the visible remains of artistic ingenuity, toil and torment, are usually kept behind firmly closed doors. Sanctuary: Britain’s Artists and their Studios gives a rare and privileged insight into the studios and inspirations of 120 of Britain’s greatest living artists, both in Britain and abroad.
'Fascinating' - The Times
'The first truly necessary compilation book of contemporary artists that I can remember' - Daily Telegraph
'A fascinating opportunity to peek behind the scenes into the private world of the art professional' - F22 Magazine
'Full of insights, revelations and thoughts on the modern art world and contemporary art practice, giving a vivid sense of what it means to be an artist at work today' - artdaily.org
Published: 2012 Language: English Format: Hardback, 32 x 25 cm Pages: 600 pp Illustrations: With more than 600 photographs Editor: Hossein Amirsadeghi Executive Editor: Maryam Homayoun Eisler Photographer: Robin Friend Essayist: Iwona Blazwick, Richard Cork, Tom Morton