Providence side trip report

DSCN1155Leaving the Providence metro, I took a long swing west to the Berkshires to visit the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art and its incredible edible installation of Sol LeWitt wall drawings. The painted brick and steel of these former mill buildings is a perfect counterpoint to LeWitt’s hard-edged, sometimes kandy-kolored koncepts.

capacity 65A couple of blocks away from the museum, I found another relic fallout shelter sign.

giftOn the way to my motel, I paused for this gaudy building in Pittsfield that’s seen some better days. At one time an athanaeum, it’s now a courthouse building named in honor of James A. Bowes.