‘Since the turn of the 20th century, urban creatives have flocked to the Berkshires—a quiet, mountainous region in Massachusetts—as a fresh air summer retreat. Over the years, these fair-weather tourists have left their mark on the area, establishing a rich assortment of arts institutions and seasonal programs highlighting every conceivable discipline, from theater to sculpture…’
‘Sienna Patti Contemporary is well worth a trip. With a focus on jewelry, sculpture, and photography, the jewel-box gallery always shows a rotating assortment of visual treats. This month, artist Simon Cottrell’s industrial jewelry is paired with the wall-mounted sculptures of Jonathan Wahl. While this metallic showcase comes down mid-July, those planning a visit in late summer can look forward to the work of Susie Ganch—a sculptor who creates textural wall hangings from recycled plastics.