Johnston Marklee renovates Roy Lichtenstein’s former studio to house the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program

Stroll along Washington Street in New York’s West Village, and it seems that not much has changed on the block which includes the Westbeth Artist Housing complex. But look up, and a hint of an important new arrival stands above the parapet of a two-story, brick-clad warehouse that was the last studio of Pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, who would have turned 100 last Friday. A new third-floor volume, slightly set back and clad in vertically stacked brick and punctured by three large openings infilled with steel-framed windows, signals a significant change. Inside, the structure has been reworked by the Los Angeles–based architects Johnston Marklee to become a

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