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Manuel Borja-Villel in Conversation with Matilde Guidelli-Guidi on Mario Merz


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28/01/2021 12:00 28/01/2021 23:45 Europe/London Manuel Borja-Villel in Conversation with Matilde Guidelli-Guidi on Mario Merz Event DetailsThursday, January 28, 2020, 12 pmLive on Zoom RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Art historian Manuel Borja-Villel will discuss the work of Mario Merz on the occasion of the artist’s long-term display at Dia Beacon and recent retrospective at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, where Borja-Villel is director. In conversation with Dia’s associate curator Matilde Guidelli-Guidi, Borja-Villel will talk about key forms and motifs in Merz’s work as well as the continued relevance of the artist’s practice. Manuel Borja-Villel is director of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, where he most recently curated a retrospective exhibition of the work of Mario Merz titled Mario Merz: El tiempo es mudo (2019). He previously served as director of Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona and, before that, of Fondació Antoni Tàpies, also in Barcelona. Among several other exhibitions, Borja-Villel curated Antoni Tàpies: The Resources of Rhetoric (2009) at Dia Beacon. He received a bachelor’s degree in art history from the University of Valencia, Spain, and a PhD in art history from the Graduate Center, City University of New York. He lives in Madrid.   Matilde Guidelli-Guidi is Dia’s associate curator. She recently organized Mario Merz’s exhibition at Dia Beacon, which opened for long-term view on November 20, 2020.   Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Manuel Borja-Villel in Conversation with Matilde Guidelli-Guidi on Mario Merz
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Hudson Valley Free Day


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31/01/2021 00:00 31/01/2021 23:45 Europe/London Hudson Valley Free Day Hudson Valley residents receive free admission to Dia Beacon on the last Sunday of each month. The Hudson Valley encompasses the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Sullivan, Ulster, Washington, and Westchester. Additionally, City of Beacon residents (including the adjacent Hudson Valley communities of Chelsea, Fishkill, and Glenham) receive free admission to Dia Beacon every Saturday and Sunday. Please contact 845 231 0811 or tickets@diaart.org to reserve tickets. Hudson Valley Free Days at Dia Beacon are made possible by Kiki McMillan, Charlie Pohlad, and the Pohlad family.     Dia Beacon TURE DD/MM/YYYY Hudson Valley Free Day
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Gallery Talks: Anne Truitt


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04/02/2021 12:00 04/02/2021 12:30 Europe/London Gallery Talks: Anne Truitt Event DetailsThursday, February 4, 2021, 12–12:30 pmLive on Zoom RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Join Dia educators on Thursdays at 12 pm for engaging conversations around one artist’s practice or work on view at Dia Beacon. On February 4, Dia educators will discuss the work of artist Anne Truitt. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Gallery Talks: Anne Truitt
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Education Program

Sound Drawing Session 1: Connecting


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07/02/2021 10:30 07/02/2021 11:15 Europe/London Sound Drawing Session 1: Connecting Event DetailsSunday, February 7, 2021, 10:30–11:15 am, Dia Online Session Description How do we listen closely? What do we need to become quiet? When we tune our ears and bodies, what sounds do we hear in our homes? Children and families will create individual drawings of sound with marks, shapes, and patterns, before working collaboratively to create a shared sound drawing with other families. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reservations open two weeks prior to the program; to register for this free session, please click here. At-Home Materials In addition to a device that can join a Zoom video call, you will need the following materials at home:  Paper or drawing surfaces. This could be anything that you have at home to draw on, such as a sketchbook, used cardboard, paper bags, etc. Mark-making or drawing materials like pencils, colored pencils, crayons, pens, markers, or chalk.  Recommended materials (not necessary):  Collage materials like colorful paper, old magazines, scissors, and glue stick. Instruments or objects that make sound, from quiet to loud. Participants may request materials in the reservation form for the program Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Sound Drawing Session 1: Connecting
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Gallery Talks: On Kawara


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11/02/2021 12:00 11/02/2021 12:30 Europe/London Gallery Talks: On Kawara Event DetailsThursday, February 11, 2021, 12–12:30 pmLive on Zoom RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Join Dia educators on Thursdays at 12 pm for engaging conversations around one artist’s practice or work on view at Dia Beacon. On February 11, Dia educators will discuss the work of artist On Kawara. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Gallery Talks: On Kawara
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Sound Drawing Session 2: Color


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14/02/2021 10:30 14/02/2021 11:15 Europe/London Sound Drawing Session 2: Color Event DetailsSunday, February 14, 2021, 10:30–11:15 am, Dia Online Session DescriptionBeginning with a short listening exercise to notice the sounds around us, families will use their senses to imagine sounds as colors. What color is the sound of traffic? What color is the sound of a ticking clock? Using color pencils, crayons, or collage, families will learn to interpret the sounds of their environment in new ways.  Space is limited and reservations are required. Reservations open two weeks prior to the program; to register for this free session, please click here. At-Home MaterialsIn addition to a device that can join a Zoom video call, you will need the following materials at home: Paper or drawing surfaces. This could be anything that you have at home to draw on, such as a sketchbook, used cardboard, paper bags, etc. Mark-making or drawing materials like pencils, colored pencils, crayons, pens, markers, or chalk. Recommended materials (not necessary): Collage materials like colorful paper, old magazines, scissors, and glue stick. Instruments or objects that make sound, from quiet to loud. Participants may request materials in the reservation form for the program. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Sound Drawing Session 2: Color
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Gallery Talks: Dan Flavin


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18/02/2021 12:00 18/02/2021 12:30 Europe/London Gallery Talks: Dan Flavin Event DetailsThursday, February 18, 2021, 12–12:30 pmLive on Zoom RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Join Dia educators on Thursdays at 12 pm for engaging conversations around one artist’s practice or work on view at Dia Beacon. On February 18, Dia educators will discuss the work of artist Dan Flavin. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Gallery Talks: Dan Flavin
<p>Courtesy Audra Wolowiec</p>

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Sound Drawing Session 3: Notation and Play with Mark Trecka


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21/02/2021 10:30 21/02/2021 11:15 Europe/London Sound Drawing Session 3: Notation and Play with Mark Trecka Event DetailsSunday, February 21, 2021, 10:30–11:15 am, Dia Online Session DescriptionSpecial guest Mark Trecka will play a live musical work for families to listen to and interpret into drawings. Families will try to notate these drawings to become visual sound scores that others might be able to “play” with their bodies, voices, instruments, or found materials at home. Space is limited and reservations are required. Reservations open two weeks prior to the program; to register for this free session, please click here. At-Home MaterialsIn addition to a device that can join a Zoom video call, you will need the following materials at home: Paper or drawing surfaces. This could be anything that you have at home to draw on, such as a sketchbook, used cardboard, paper bags, etc. Mark-making or drawing materials like pencils, colored pencils, crayons, pens, markers, or chalk. Recommended materials (not necessary): Collage materials like colorful paper, old magazines, scissors, and glue stick. Instruments or objects that make sound, from quiet to loud. Participants may request materials in the reservation form for the program. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Sound Drawing Session 3: Notation and Play with Mark Trecka
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Gallery Talks: Dorothea Rockburne


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25/02/2021 12:00 25/02/2021 12:30 Europe/London Gallery Talks: Dorothea Rockburne Event DetailsThursday, February 25, 2021, 12–12:30 pmLive on Zoom RSVP and receive a Zoom link here. Join Dia educators on Thursdays at 12 pm for engaging conversations around one artist’s practice or work on view at Dia Beacon. On February 25, Dia educators will discuss the work of artist Dorothea Rockburne. Dia Online FALSE DD/MM/YYYY Gallery Talks: Dorothea Rockburne

Exhibitions & Projects On View

WAR_Shadows

Andy Warhol: Shadows

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Truitt, Installation view

Anne Truitt

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Le Va, Cleaved Corners, 1969/2019

Barry Le Va

November 9, 2019–February 15 & March 21, 2021, Dia Beacon

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Carl Craig

April 2020, Artist Playlists

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Carl Craig at Dia:Beacon

Carl Craig: Party/After-Party

March 6–Summer 2021, Dia Beacon

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A green fluorescent barrier spans a large dark room with pillars.

Dan Flavin

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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JUD_Untitled, 1976

Donald Judd

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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ROC_installation view 2019

Dorothea Rockburne

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Three large reflective planes of gray sheet glass each mounted to a different white wall in large sunlit room with a polished concrete floor and windows.

Gerhard Richter

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Large, smooth, curved wooden shapes and cubes abutt and pile atop each other in the center of a room, with wooden panels and empty frames leaning on the walls, all stained a reddish brown.

Imi Knoebel

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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<p>Photo: Eva Deitch</p>

Isabel Lewis

August 2020, Artist Playlists

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<p>Photo: Jennie C. Jones</p>

Jennie C. Jones

June 2020, Artist Playlists

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Jill Magid, Yellow Cereal

Jill Magid

July 25, 2020–June 6, 2021, Dia Bridgehampton

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A crumpled-and-folded metallic object in white, brown, silver, and various shades of red rests on a wooden floor in front of a white background.

John Chamberlain

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Lawrence Weiner, CADMIUM & MUD & TITANIUM & LEAD & FERROUS OXIDE & SO ON . . ., 1991. Detail view, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, New York, 2016. © Lawrence Weiner/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Eva Deitch

Lawrence Weiner

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Thousands of tightly arranged, thin steel rods stand upright in a bed of sand on a concrete floor surrounded by three white walls.

Lee Ufan

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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A triangular white marble sculpture with irregular oval structures coming out of its base sits low to the ground.

Louise Bourgeois

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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LEW_West Garden 2008_2_for Lawler image

Louise Lawler

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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<p>Photo: Lyle Ashton Harris and Rico Washington</p>

Lyle Ashton Harris and Rico Washington

June 2020, Artist Playlists

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Zazeela, installation view, Dia:Beacon

Marian Zazeela

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Merz, 8, 5, 3, 1985

Mario Merz

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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COR_installation view_May 8 2018

Mary Corse

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Two adjacent beige rectangular pieces of paper, the left displaying a multicolored line drawing, the right a block of handwritten text

Max Neuhaus

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Bochner, Measurement Room 1969/2019

Mel Bochner

November 9, 2019–April 4, 2021, Dia Beacon

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A large gray-brown rock sits upright in a rectangular cutout of a white wall.

Michael Heizer

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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STU_Sayreville Strata Quartet 1976

Michelle Stuart

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Mika Tajima / New Humans

May 2020, Artist Playlists

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<p>Photo: AT Rossetti</p>

MV Carbon

September 2020, Dia Online

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A navy-blue canvas with centered white sans-serif type that reads

On Kawara

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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SER_Torqued Ellipses_Bill Jacobson 10.22.2014 HR

Richard Serra

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Irwin, Rendering of Dia:Beacon, c. 1999

Robert Irwin, Beacon Project

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Two square white paintings hang on either side of a corner; the left one is very large and the right one is very small. A large, rectangular white painting affixed to a wall by long metal rods and resting on the wood floor is partially visible through a doorway to the left of the paintings.

Robert Ryman

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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A pile of teal glass on a concrete floor.

Robert Smithson

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Robert Smithson’s Record Collection

May 2020, Artist Playlists

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Sam Falls

May 2020, Artist Playlists

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Gilliam, Double Merge, 1968

Sam Gilliam

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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LEW_Wall_Drawing_411B_D_Photo Bill Jacobson

Sol LeWitt

Long-term view, Dia Beacon

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Walter De Maria

Long term-view, Dia Beacon

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