The Berkshires has long been home to
internationally recognized cultural contributors to the arts.
Residents have included Daniel Chester French, sculptor of
the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, and American illustrator,
Norman Rockwell. Many well known artists now make their homes
in the Berkshires and the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary
Art, located in North Adams, is one of the worlds largest
contemporary art museums and a major player in the international
art scene . Located within 3 hours of Boston and New York
City, this area attracts summer residents, vacationers and
weekenders by the millions throughout the year.
Downtown North Adams will again host Downstreet Art. 34 visual arts destinations include Gallery Haiti, showing the work of contemporary Haitian-American artists. DownstreetArt.org
At MASS MoCA, Clayton Cubitt Pitts Whitman Against A Vibrator artnet News Today it's a still from a series of videos by Clayton Cubitt called “Hysterical Literature", featured in the museum's group show about books and bookishness. There's a simple premise behind the 10 videos, which – for reasons about to become clear ...
Bathgate, Moore cross musical great divide in Western Mass. Boston Globe “It's a privilege to be able to work with living composers anyway, regardless of how long you've known them,” says Bathgate, seated on a patio at Mass MoCA on a recent sunny afternoon. “It's a whole other thing to find someone who is willing to write ...
Things to do in the Berkshires Berkshire Eagle (subscription) Every Thursday and Friday at dusk, the Chalet Sessions are presented by Mass MoCA in Courtyard D entrance museum-goers in North Adams. The concert courtyard features "colorful harmonium videos" and a soundscape that were curated in collaboration ...
At Mass MoCA, Jim Shaw Captures Art's Explosive Force artnet News THE DAILY PIC (#1362): More work from the Jim Shaw solo now at Mass MoCA, which I'm allowing myself to choose as a second Pic by Shaw because it's so utterly different from yesterday's. (I especially admire his range.) Today's pair of images is from a ...
At Mass MOCA, Jim Shaw Revisits the Old Standards for Art artnet News THE DAILY PIC (#1361): This image is from the Jim Shaw exhibition now at Mass MOCA, in North Adams, MA, but it's not quite by Shaw. Its bottom layer, in black, is a drawing by Shaw's father, submitted in the 1950s as an assignment to the Famous Artists ...
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