"I know well what I am fleeing from, but not what I am looking for," Montaigne. Elizabeth Hardwick in her book Sleepless Nights, opined "When you travel, your first discovery is that you do not exist."
Saturday, April 25, 2015
Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York
Amazing museum, which capitalizes on natural light first exploited by 1929 National Biscuit Co. carton making and printing plant (listed on NRHP in 2003) for box printing. Dia:Beacon, Riggio Galleries is the museum for the Dia Art Foundation's collection of art from the 1960s to the present. The museum, which opened in 2003, is situated on the banks of the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. Dia:Beacon occupies a former Nabisco box-printing facility that was renovated by Dia with artist Robert Irwin and architects Alan Koch, Lyn Rice, Galia Solomonoff, and Linda Taalman, then of OpenOffice. Exhibit space is 240,000 sq. ft.