Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Gallery Talk at Dia:Beacon this Saturday at 1pm

Photo: Louise Bourgeois, Spider, 1997. Collection of the artist. Photo: Michael Govan.

This month's Gallery Talk at Dia:Beacon on April 28th will feature Clair Barliant speaking on Louise Bourgeois.

Claire Barliant is an associate editor of Modern Painters. Her writing has appeared in a number of publications including Artforum, Art on Paper, ArtNews, and Food & Wine. A 2004 graduate of the Center for Curatorial Studies at Bard College, she has curated exhibitions at CCS, the Glassell School of Art in Houston, and, most recently, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs in New York ("The Fact, Abstract," April 23-June 30). From 2004 to 2005 she was a critic-in-residence at the Core Program of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Current hours at Dia:Beacon are 11 am to 6 pm, Thursday through Monday (closed Tuesday, and Wednesday). Admission to the museum is $10 general, $7 for students and seniors, and free for Dia members and children under 12. The museum is easily reachable via Metro-North Railroad (the MTA's Hudson Line station in Beacon is within walking distance of the museum). On Saturdays, the 10:51 am train from Grand Central arrives in Beacon at 12:17. Full schedules are available on the MTA's website at The museum is also reachable by major roadways. Driving directions are available on Dia's website at

This series is made possible through the generosity of The Dyson Foundation, The Karan-Weiss Foundation, Jane W. Nuhn Charitable Trust, and the New York State Council on the Arts.

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