In praise of modest accomplishment – FT Article Featuring Vanguard Court

By Harry Eyres

Source: Financial Times

Being an artist seems to require a magnification of ego, but being a craftsperson involves its diminution.

But the Vanguard Studios where Howard Fenn and Steve Wager have their silversmithing workshop turned out to be one of those charming and unexpected corners of London still haunted by a bucolic past...

 

Read the full story on the Financial Times website: www.ft.com/cms/s/2/c9584a14-c721-11e0-a9ef-00144feabdc0.html#axzz1bPheuLEV

Cathy de Monchaux Shows The Guardian Her Studio

In 2009 former Turner Prize shorlisted, and 25-year studioholder at Vanguard Court, Cathy de Monchaux invited the Guardian into her studio.

Whitechapel takeover: artist Cathy de Monchaux's studio secrets

Singed sheets of paper, intricate battle scenes and unicorns by the dozen ... Cathy de Monchaux creaks open the studio door and, in words and images, shows us some of the magical things she's working on

See the full article and video here