Visiting Dia:Beacon in Beacon, NY

As I mentioned in my last post, I was visiting Beacon, NY today, and of course the main reason for going there was to see the Dia:Beacon Riggio Galleries. I had been there once before, maybe 8 or 10 years ago, so it was good to get back and see it again. A couple of my favorites which I remembered from my first visit – and was glad to get reacquainted with them again – included this sculpture by Louise Bourgeois titled “Crouching Spider,” from 2003.

Crouching Spider by Louise Bourgeois

Another favorite area is the mezzanine where they have 4 or 5 monumental Richard Serra sculptures all in the same long room. It’s an amazing experience to walk around (and at times inside of) these massive sculptures.

installation of sculptures by Richard Serra

For more information on visiting Dia:Beacon, check out their website here.

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