Dia Art Foundation, based in New York City, is
committed to advancing, realizing, and preserving the vision of extraordinary
artists. A nonprofit founded in 1974, Dia collects the work of some of the most
renowned artists of the last half-century, presents long-term, site-specific
projects in the Western United States, in New York City, and on Long Island,
executes new commissions and an ongoing series of original artists’ projects
produced for the web, and produces scholarly publications related to its
exhibitions and collection.
Dia Art Foundation identifies, fosters, and presents those artists who have
the potential to change the way we think about art and the world. To achieve
-Provides artists with long-term support to realize the transformative
potential of their ideas;
-Commits to this support even when the artists’ ideas seem too ambitious
or; impractical to be realized within the traditional museum context;
-Honors these artists’ visions by maintaining iconic projects and
presenting; single-artist collections of breakthrough works.