The SAGE Handbook of Geographical Knowledge is a critical inquiry into how Geography as a field of knowledge has been produced, re-produced, and re-imagined. It comprises three sections on Geographical Orientations, Geography’s Venues, and Critical Geographical Concepts and Controversies. The first provides an overview of the genealogy of ‘geography.' The second highlights the types of spatial settings and locations in which geographical knowledge has been produced. The third focuses on venues of primary importance in the historical geography of geographical thought.
Chapter 10: Art Studio
The art studio is a canonical site of creativity, ‘imagination's chamber’, enshrined in accounts of art as a form of knowledge, performance and cultural memory, including a long tradition of portraits of artists at work (Peppiatt and Belony-Rewald 1982; Waterfield 2009). The studio is an integral part of a wider art world of sketching grounds, exhibition galleries and auction houses, one that intersects for the landscape arts with further geographies, from field surveys and drawing offices where maps are produced to the workplaces and homes where landscapes are displayed.
A pivotal place in a wider world, the art studio is also, in itself, a complex environment. More than a space where materials, implements and people are accommodated, it is a powerful instrument of ...