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Bruce Nauman, Neon Hangman Game

Hangman 1
All Photos By Gail

On a recent, beautiful sunny Sunday, Geoffrey and I took a day trip on the Hudson River line via Metro North to Beacon, New York — about 90 minutes outside the city — to visit the Dia: Beacon Art Museum. This is one of the most fun things you can do to escape from Manhattan on a weekend day and you don’t even need a car! The Beacon train station is a 10 minute walk to the museum and they have signs pointing the way, so it is completely idiot proof.

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Modern Art Monday Presents: Silver Livres By Bruce Nauman

Silver Livres
Photo by Gail

Bruce Nauman (born December 6, 1941) is a contemporary American artist, whose practice spans a broad range of media including sculpture, photography, neon, video, drawing, printmaking, and performance. His bold red and green neon tubing sculpture, Silver Livres (1974) — the livre being a former currency of France — is currently on long-term loan to the Museum of Modern Art from it owners, Ealan and Melinda Wingate.