December 16, 2016 § Leave a comment
December 10, 2016 § Leave a comment
Last weekend, Ashley and I ventured North for a BFF Day away. We chose Beacon, NY because we’d both never been, it’s not too far from the city, and we’d heard good things. UM. BEACON IS GREAT. But Beacon’s jewel, DIA was really, really great.
Pulled from their site: Dia was founded in New York City in 1974 by Philippa de Menil, Heiner Friedrich, and Helen Winkler to help artists achieve visionary projects that might not otherwise be realized because of scale or scope. To suggest the institution’s role in enabling such ambitions, they selected the name “Dia,” taken from the Greek word meaning “through.” « Read the rest of this entry »
December 6, 2016 § Leave a comment
Venice has an astonishing palette: pastels mixed with blues mixed with grays. I visited in the cold spring, and I’m now turning to those colors to get me through the cold winter (it is coming, I can feel it).