UK Artists Flock to the Countryside

August 29th, 2013

The Grizedale Arts Centre, via The GuardianAs social attitudes towards country living shift in the United Kingdom, more and more artists are abandoning city life for residence and working space in the countryside, where inexpensive living and the economic struggles of small British towns have paved new modes of work and living for British artists.  “I can negotiate having a social life living in a city, or I can be an artist. I found I can’t do both … Britain has become so complex to be poor in. At least if I am skint here, I can look at the mountains.”  Says artist Bedwyr Williams.Read more at The Guardian