A Room with a View
They’re off! The artists have moved into their Bank Austria Studios. In the coming months, you’ll learn more about their concrete work. But perhaps you’d also be interested to find out what the studios are in the first place and about the criteria that the jury used when making their selection.
Art needs space. It’s hard to paint large canvases in a cramped apartment. But it’s often about much more than simply having as much room as possible. It’s also important to have intellectual breadth, to have stimulating surroundings that offer creative input and enable you to share ideas. The Vienna artist Bianca Phos gets to the heart of this perfectly: “You can’t make large gestures in a tiny room.”