The acclaimed exhibition Blinky Palermo: Retrospective 1964–1977 concludes its year-long tour at Dia:Beacon and CCS Bard. Co-organized by Dia Art Foundation and CCS Bard, the first North American retrospective of the work of Blinky Palermo (1943–1977) is curated by Lynne Cooke and has traveled from : Los Angeles County Museum of Art (October 31, 2010–January 16, 2011) to Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden (February 24–May 15, 2011).
CCS Bard will present Palermo’s Works on Paper and early works, 1964–1973; the exhibition at Dia:Beacon will comprise the artist’s Metal Pictures and late works. This retrospective of the work of the influential German artist (1943–1977) introduces American audiences to all phases of Palermo’s career. Including sixty-two works, many of which have never before been shown in the United States, the retrospective provides a fresh and in-depth examination of the evolution of the artist’s aesthetic and illustrates the significance of his contributions to the field of postwar painting. The majority of the works in the exhibition are on loan from private and public lenders in Germany.
OPENING DAY, JUNE 25, 2011
Dia and CCS Bard will host a day of events on Saturday, June 25, 2011 to celebrate the opening of – all events are open to the public.
Free round-trip transportation on a charter bus is available from New York City to opening day events at both locations. The bus will depart from New York City at 10 am and return by approximately 7:30 pm.
Reception at CCS Bard
Charter bus departs CCS Bard for Dia:Beacon
Charter bus arrives at Dia:Beacon
Reception at Dia:Beacon
Charter bus departs for New York City
For charter bus reservations, call CCS Bard at 845 758 7598 or write firstname.lastname@example.org.
3 Beekman Street
Beacon, New York 12508
From New York City, take the Upper Level of the George Washington Bridge, New Jersey bound. Take the first right off Bridge onto the Palisades Parkway North and follow to the end towards Route 6 East and the Bear Mountain Bridge. Cross the Bear Mountain Bridge. Take the first left onto Route 9D North and continue sixteen and a half miles into the City of Beacon. At the fourth traffic light in Beacon (just past Beacon City Hall), turn left onto Beekman Street and continue for one-half mile. Dia:Beacon’s entrance is on the right. (Travel time is approximately 80 minutes.)
From New Jersey and points south, follow the New York State Thruway North (I-87) to Exit 17, I-84. Take I-84 East to Exit 11, Route 9D. At Exit 11, travel south on Route 9D into the City of Beacon. Make a right at the light onto Beekman Street and continue for one-half mile. Dia:Beacon’s entrance is on the right.
From the Taconic State Parkway and points north, travel south to I-84. Take I-84 West to Exit 11, Route 9D and proceed as from New Jersey.
MTA/Metro-North Hudson Line provides service to the Beacon station from New York’s Grand Central Terminal. Dia:Beacon is a short walk from the station. For schedule information visit www.mta.info.
To CCS Bard
Hessel Museum of Art
Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 12504
From New York City, New Jersey, and points south, take the New York State Thruway (I- 87) to Exit 19 (Kingston), take Route 209 (changes to Route 199 at the Hudson River) over the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge to Route 9G; at the second light, turn left onto Route 9G and drive north 3.5 miles. Once on the Bard Campus, follow signs for CCS Bard Hessel Museum. (Travel time is approximately two hours.)
From southern Connecticut, follow I-84 to the Taconic State Parkway, take the Taconic north to the Red Hook/ Route 199 exit, drive west on Route 199 through the village of Red Hook to Route 9G, turn right onto Route 9G, and drive north 1.6 miles.
From northern Connecticut, take Route 44 to Route 199 at Millerton, drive west on Route 199, and proceed as from southern Connecticut.
From Massachusetts and northern New England, take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit B-2 (Taconic Parkway), take the Taconic south to the Red Hook/Route 199 exit, and proceed as from southern Connecticut.
Amtrak provides service from Penn Station, New York City, and from Albany to Rhinecliff, about 9 miles south of Annandale. Taxi service is available at the Rhinecliff station. For schedule information visit www.amtrak.com.
Between Dia:Beacon and CCS Bard
From CCS Bard, take Blithewood Road to the stop sign, turn right onto Annandale Road / County Road 103. Keep left at the fork, then turn right at light at New York 9G South. Continue for about four miles and then turn right at US-9 South/Albany Post Road. After 25 miles, turn right at New York 9D South/ West Main Street. Continue for 9 miles and then turn right onto Beekman Street and continue for one-half mile. Dia:Beacon’s entrance is on the right. (Travel time is approximately 1 hour.)