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MASS MoCA: Building 6 Renovation Completed 2017 … NEW 11.20.17

by November 20, 2017
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MASS MOCA OPENED NEWLY RENOVATED BUILDING 6 ON MAY 28, 2017: DOUBLING GALLERY FOOTPRINT ADDING NEW SERVICES AND AMENITIES FOR PERFORMING ARTISTS AND THEIR AUDIENCES   On May 28, 2017, MASS MoCA opened its newly renovated Building 6, adding 130,000 square feet of space, nearly doubling the institution’s Read more »

Jonathan S. Foster / Mocomanto — The Jewel of Southampton

by November 11, 2017
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Mocomanto archival photo courtesy of M. Cummings   MOCOMANTO: THE JEWEL OF SOUTHAMPTON   Jonathan S. Foster   When we speak of the “Jewel of Southampton,” we mean the house built on Town Pond in 1882 named “Mocomanto” by its owner Mary Louise Holbrook Betts. But what is a ‘jewel’ Read more »

Camp Wikoff National Military Park Proposal

by October 16, 2017
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  CAMP WIKOFF NATIONAL MILITARY PARK PROPOSAL   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Camp Wikoff, Montauk, 1898 August 4 / October 9, 1898   In the summer of 1898, a military encampment was established on 4,000 acres of hilly, treeless terrain in Montauk for the rest and recuperation of Read more »

Moran Studio: Restoration Progress-44 — Oct 2017

by October 3, 2017
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OCTOBER 2017  October 27, 2017 —————————————————————–       October 3, 2017 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Moran House. Archival Photo, 1950. Courtesy of David Lamb. Moran House. Harvey Ginsberg Postcard Collection. Courtesy of the East Hampton Library’s Long Island Read more »

Morgan Library & Museum / McKim, Architect, 1906 / Piano, Architect, 2006

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  ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A complex of buildings in the heart of New York City, the Morgan Library & Museum began as the private library of financier Pierpont Morgan, one of the preeminent collectors and cultural benefactors in the history of the United States. Today it is a museum, independent research Read more »

The Watermill Center: ‘A Laboratory of Inspiration & Performance’

by September 27, 2017
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THE WATERMILL CENTER   The Watermill Center is a laboratory of inspiration and performance, founded by theater and visual artist Robert Wilson, which provides a unique environment for a global community of emerging and established artists and thinkers to gather and explore new ideas together. Read more »

Moran Studio: Restoration Progress-43 — September 2017

by September 11, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 2017 September 15, 2017   September 8, 10 & 11, 2017 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Moran House. Archival Photo, 1950. Courtesy of David Lamb. Moran House. Harvey Read more »

Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center: ‘Containing the Universe’ by Jan Garden Castro

by August 28, 2017
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  AAQ East End ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~` Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center: Containing the Universe By Jan Garden Castro   Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center encompasses more than the eye can see, but seeing, hearing, and otherwise bringing the senses alive is part of a Read more »

The Watermill Center: Plans for Watermill Artist Residence

by August 23, 2017
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Plans for Watermill Artist Residence   A simple abstraction of a traditional barn form, the Watermill Artist Residence is designed to specifically relate to the rural environment in which it is placed. Providing housing for artists of Robert Wilson’s Watermill Center Laboratory for Performance in Water Mill, the residence’s Read more »

Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA / Four-Building Project

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GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY FOR TANGLEWOOD’S MAJOR NEW BUILDING PROJECT Friday, August 18, 2017  New four-building project opening in summer 2019 represenets major new investments in the future of Tanglewood, expanding the scope and breadth of the festival through a heightened commitment to the Tanglewood Music Center, the BSO’s acclaimed Read more »