The ICA Boston was founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art, but it was not until the erection of the current building (designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro) that the institution became a frequent destination for me. More than the exhibitions, the space itself offers a series of hidden joys. The media room, which slants down towards the water, is a marvel. While there are other museum’s in the Boston area whose collections I prefer and whose interpretive plan I admire, the ICA remains the place I go for fun. And, in all fairness, there’s something reassuring about that nature of visit.

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