The permanent collection is home to a trove of powerful works of art that engage you physically within this massive space in the presence of encompassing works. Work by Louise Bourgeois, Sol Lewitt, Fred Sandback, On Kawara, Robert Smithson, John Chamberlain, Michael Heizer and more.
The Dia : Beacon is one of my favorite institutions because of their commitment to site-specific large scale installations, the spectacular gallery space, and the serene setting. Dan Flavin’s works are perfectly held in zig zag walls and enclaves that allow his work to glow with intensity and brightness. Famous Richard Serra Torqued Ellipses envelope you in a perfect balance of dark and light, warm and cold, silent and peaceful, calm and hopeful. This summer’s temporary exhibition is Robert Irwin’s […]
The Dia:Beacon is home to large scale works that dont move very easily, and are housed permantly on the gorgeous facility an hour up the Hudson River, north of Manhattan.The heat generated by the sun shining through the industrial windows, onto Richard Serra’s Torqued Ellipses, is a warmth like no other. You feel it as you spiral through the interior of these monumental sculptures.Sol Lewit’s massive geometric arthmetic wall drawings are mesmerizing. Though concieved by Lewit, the works are in […]