Long-Term Installations

Long-Term Installations

La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela’s ‘Dream House’ Reopens for 20th Year on Saturday

'The Dream House.' (Photo by Marian Zazeela, © 1993)

Just a quick public service announcement to note that The Dream House, the installation by artists La Monte Young and Marian Zazeela that fills an entire floor of a Tribeca building with trippy lights and brutal, beautiful drones, will reopen on Saturday, beginning its 20th season. (Like Dia’s long-term Walter De Maria installations in New York, it closes each summer.) Read More

Long-Term Installations

‘The New York Earth Room’ and ‘The Broken Kilometer’ Are Back After a Summer Break

'The New York Earth Room' (1977). (Courtesy John Cliett/© Dia Art Foundation)

The start of the art season is certainly exciting. Hundreds of galleries are opening new shows around town. Friends, colleagues, enemies are catching up, reuniting in this great city. But just as exciting is news that the Dia Art Foundation’s two glorious long-term Walter De Maria exhibitions in Soho, The New York Earth Room (1977) and The Broken Kilometer (1979), are back on view after a summer break. (The foundation does some maintenance of the soil in the Earth Room during those months, as we reported back in June.) They opened up to the public today. They’re free. They’re glorious—perfect respites from the bustle of Soho. Read More