Robert Irwin's Gardens at Dia:Beacon

July 12, 2011
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Left: Richard Serra, installation view at Dia:Beacon. © Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; right: hornbeams in the Dia's garden.

This past weekend, I went to visit Dia:Beacon for the first time. The museum, which features art from the 1960s and onwards in a former box printing factory, is huge, with room after room devoted to monumental works of art that would be difficult to fit in many other museums.