Future visitors to Magazzino Italian Art in Hudson Valley will be expected to do more than frequent hand sanitizer stations.
From botanical sketches to art inspired by af Klint’s spiritual practice, lesser-known works by the Swedish artist arrived at the Lightforms Art Center.
BEACON, NY — “All right, folks, Beacon will be next … Beacon next, Beeeeaa-con Beacon Beacon,” says a Metro-North conductor in my headphones.
For the next two years, a constellation built by human hands over the ruins of a Hudson River castle is mingling with the stars.
Writer and editor James Trainor’s recent essay in Artsy about the Hudson Valley art scene — obnoxiously titled “The Hinterlands: Can artists and dealers change the creative and economic landscape of Upstate New York?” — reads like a call to artist-saviors to move up the Hudson in order to colonize the virgin, green Hinterlands in the name of high culture.