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Richard Serra

Richard Serra (born November 2, 1939) is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal.

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Shifting His Tectonic Plates: Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery - "modernism on steroids"
"You are still a mischievous little boy.". Charlie Rose in conversation with Richard Serra.
Good piece (excerpt weird use of word "successful") on the two Serra shows up right now that you should go see
Richard Serra (is quite brilliant, interviewed by (12/27)
“Like standing in the silent presence of another person.” Richard Serra at
Richard Serra explores the ways an artist's perception of the world can be impacted by their creative process, and vice-versa. See more videos at
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I've seen his works in Dia Beacon, but at that time I inspired from other good artists for example Imi Knoebel, Richard Serra and more...
One of our most accomplished living artists, Richard Serra, discusses new work
Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery Interesting exhibit on 24th - recommend!
I want to see this show. come with me. Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery
The Charlie Rose/Richard Serra cemetery discussion is a strange one: It seems to have gotten away from both of them.
In my Richard Serra anxiety dream I was responding to the first Torqued Ellipses. “How can I do that?” is what I woke up thinking.
“...because they have to be there as the critical backbencher; they have to be there as the alternative.” - Richard Serra
In grad school I had a Richard Serra anxiety dream. I woke up having decided to work in polystyrene
"...Mr. Serra’s frenemy and contemporary, Frank Gehry." lol
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' R.has succeeded by clinging to the precepts of modernism, but it is a modernism on steroids'
I'm too scared to go see Richard Serra pieces after that one artwork of his fell and killed a person :/
Richard Serra: Art, technology & entertainment, and emphasis on gigantism & spectacle, is a perfect emblem of our age
Am booking my plane ticket now.. Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery
I was raised by Richard Serra's pals. My dad's best friend? David Bradshaw. "Google him," baby. ;).
.serves up another concoction. This time inspired by minimalist Richard Serra:
Art Review: Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery: In his show “New Sculpture,” at the Gagosian...
AF vs. ML and Richard Serra, amazing. Sat next to/met Michelle Grabner at Creemaster 3 in nyc in 2002.
plan moves differently than elevation. Richard Serra via
Richard Serra at the Gagosian Gallery - NYT (love this review, wish Charlie Rose read it before his intv with RS)
Cheek to rust and absorbing the walls at Richard Serra's new territories
As I walk through the valley of the shadow of… Richard Serra exhibits… I wore my shorter navy blue coat of the season. Remember last week when we had 8+ inches of snow on the ground here in New York? Well yesterday, sans snow, I went for my shorter navy blue coat from Vince. Made of double-faced woo...
I was just talking about a Richard Serra retrospective I saw at Moma and here's a piece of his in Toronto's international terminal. A very good sign.
Artist Richard Serra discusses his sketches of a Le Corbusier building in Ronchamp, France, as an example of an architectural space that has inspired him.
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Richard Serra: "Fernando Pessoa" (2007-2008). Texto de Alain de Botton: We're often intensely lonely in our suffering. In an upbeat world that worships success, our miseries feel shameful. We're not only sad, we're sad at being the only ones that seem to be so. We can't remove suffering from life, but we can learn to suffer more successfully – that is, with less of a sense of persecution or an impression that we have unfairly been singled out for punishment. Fernando Pessoa is a beautifully dark monumental work by Richard Serra, named after a Portuguese poet with a turn for lamentation ("Oh salty sea/ how much of your salt is tears from Portugal"). The work does not deny our sorrows, it does not tell us to cheer up or point us in a brighter direction. The large scale and monumental character of this sombre sculpture declare the normality and universality of grief. It is confident that we will recognise and respond to the legitimate place of solemn emotions in an ordinary life. Rather than leaving us alo ...
Charlie Rose talks to musician Jack White and Dean Blackwood, cofounder of Revenant Records, about their project to revive early 20th century blues recordings. Also, sculptor Richard Serra discusses his latest works
An hour conversation with sculptor Richard Serra about his exhibition at The Gagosian Gallery in New York City, his use of synthetic materials in art and his...
Over the holiday break, Richard Serra, who currently has a major exhibition at two of Gagosian Gallery's locations in New York, made an appearance...
Just saw one of my pieces hanging next to a Richard Serra print in a private collection. Cool company!
On "Charlie Rose," a conversation with Richard Serra. He is best known for his large-scale, abstract steel sculptures that push the medium to its limits. (Source: Bloomberg)
Richard Serra, Drawings for the Courtauld, Somerset House. A research on Mylar polymer and ''transparency''
One thing about being in the Village is that you get private teaching from N.Y.U. professors who may be frustrated, bored, ageing out, but are unbelievably brilliant in the history of their field. You also end up meeting professors from schools like Yale Architecture which is how I got mentored by my architect. You also meet people who bring you and themselves down by being scum bags instead of letting their art be their woman. Some of them, like Richard Serra and Julian Schnabel live these “name” lives without being seen and when they do, they know they are on a New York times quiz show like in the 1950’s and come up with terms like “a moniker” which Serra used to describe how the media can define an art work of his such as that it looks like “a cemetery,” and becomes known as “the cemetery,” rather than understanding what Serra was trying to do. Serra is in denial about what he was trying to do. He may have been playing a nasty power game with his successor, Lee Ufan, or to flip th ...
For his third-to-last show of 2013, professional interlocutor Charlie Rose brought on lapsed steelworker Richard Serra for a conversation about the artist's ongoing exhibition of new sculptures at ...
Chicago should have a city wide retrospective featuring the sculpture of Richard Serra. It should be a large, a very large exhibition.
This is a game to keep art alive. Click "like" and I will assign you an artist. It doesn't matter if you don't know their work; just look them up and choose an image of the one you like most, and post it on your wall with this message. I was assigned Jackie Winsor by Krista Genevieve Lynes. In 1979 Jackie Winsor was the first woman to be awarded a retrospective solo show at the MOMA since Georgia O'Keefe in 1946. She was born in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1941 but the books say she was born in Canada, (NL didn't join until 1949) "Jackie Winsor (American, born Canada 1941)" WC: How do you see your relationship to the minimalism of Judd, Andre and Richard Serra? JW: Richard is my peer, the others are slightly ahead of me. First off, they weren't the first abstractionists. I grew up with my dad building houses. My dad had aspirations to architecture and was an engineer, so the cube shape was very familiar. In Newfoundland, where I'm from, there were underground cellars, there were root cellars, so those w . ...
Sculptor Richard Serra’s latest exhibition New Sculpture is currently being featured at both Chelsea Gagosian Galleries in New York. Described as one of America’s greatest modern sculptors, the exhibition is set to run from October through January 2014 and plays a pivotal role in being an extension…
Killer show with some great friends at Caramici's tonight! Thank you all for coming...especially Vinny Alejandro, Jessie Sportsman Alejandro, Margaret Scaglione, Jakob Willoughby, Tina and Juan, and all the rest. What a way to ring in the new year! Special thanks to our best surf dancers Diane and Richard Serra!! You guys really rocked it!
Richard Serra on Charlie Rose has me in the studio pretending I'm good at stuff.
The Richard Serra steel sculpture in the Cantor Arts courtyard at Stanford University.
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Thomas Lail's TOP(almost )20 of 2013... No one asked me for my top picks this year, but I thought I'd list them anyway. Full disclosure-- Many of these are folks I know and admire. It's a small world after all... In no particular order: 1). An Armory Show at Opalka Gallery, Sage Colleges-- this sprawling, cacophonous salon orchestrated by Michael Oatman and Ken Ragsdale set a high water mark for future Upstate regional art surveys--- I was in this show, but that's not what made it a pick for me-- with 50+ artists it was crazy, packed, riotous and really good. 2). Ed Osborne at The Teaching Gallery, HV- RI based sound and video artist Osbourne shaped a beautiful and meditative space of slow moving boats and slower moving race cars. 3). Mike Watt at Valentines-- the real deal,himself-- The Man in The Van with a Bass in His Hand rolled into V'tines with his Missingmen to thunder through a massive reading of his masterpiece Hyphenated Man --uninterrupted -- except for two restarts due to broken strin ...
Photo: installator: "Instructions and diagram for a Richard Serra sculpture installation, 1969." (from the...
Miscellaneous Birthdays 11/2: * Hannah Hart -27- has a weekly YouTube series "My Drunk Kitchen." * David Brock -51- founder of Media Matters for America. * Richard Serra -74- American minimalist sculptor known for his grandiose art. *Pat Buchanan -75- conservative political commentator ran for U. S. Presidency on the Reform Party ticket in 2000. * Paul Johnson -85- British journalist and historian edited the New Statesman and penned over 40 works.
Richard Serra voted for himself in ‘Vanity Fair’s’ greatest living artist poll
Many travel to Europe to eperience the spiritual in the great cathederals...for a more contemporary experience look to Bilbao,and the Guggenheim Museum. the magical experience is on the outside in its power and soaring and curving planes...and in the light filled spaces on the inside. Adding to the building,s beauty is the time/space conceptual art form by Richard Serra. I have never been a big fan of conceptual art,,but I realize now that it has to be experienced..not just viewed. The participant walks at his/her own pace through tall wooden curving spirals and structures. Encounters, light forms and sounds are random and individual. Meditation begins and the outer world does not exsist.
This baby is almost done :) inspired by Richard Serra, and Laurie Anderson
Take a look, nice group of artists, Agnes Martin, Richard Serra, Chuck Close and me!
I'm new to Greg Allen;s . Love this piece on David Hammonds/Richard Serra.
History of ARS Artists Rights Society (ARS) is the preeminent copyright, licensing, and monitoring organization for visual artists in the United States. Founded in 1987, ARS represents the intellectual property rights interests of over 50,000 visual artists and estates of visual artists from around the world (painters, sculptors, photographers, architects and others). ARS' membership derives from two sources. First, ARS represents American artists who become its direct adherents and it represents foreign artists who are members of affiliated arts organizations abroad. A complete list of ARS' American members is to be found in the “Artists Represented” section of this site; it includes such names as Milton Avery, Alexander Calder, Sam Francis, Arshile Gorky, Red Grooms, Robert Indiana, Sol LeWitt, Willem de Kooning, Lee Krasner, Barnett Newman, Bruce Nauman, Georgia O'Keeffe, Jackson *** Ad Reinhardt, Susan Rothenberg, Mark Rothko, Richard Serra, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, Frank Lloyd Wright, and ...
Ira writes: "This outfit called the Academy of Arts and Letters gave me a medal last week. The Academy is supposedly made up of the 250 greatest writers, composers, artists and architects in the country. One has to die for another to join. It's been around since 1898. Its membership is a hilariously intimidating list of writers you read in school and iconic cultural figures you'd never think you could meet: Joan Didion, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, E.L. Doctorow, Paul Auster, Toni Morrison, Robert Coover, Elie Wiesel, Don DeLillo, Tom Wolfe, David McCullough, W.S. Merwin, Claus Oldenburg, I.M. Pei, Richard Serra, Chuck Close, Michael Graves, Red Grooms, Tony Kushner, Maya Lin, David Mamet. The medal I received — for Spoken Language — has these previous winners: Bill Clinton, Mario Cuomo, Paul Robeson, Claude Raines (you know, from Casablanca). Crazy, right? They award the thing on the stage of the vast clubhouse they have in New York, a building the size and general vibe of a museum. There's a room that loo ...
True story: Richard Serra in 1994 designed a monumental open-top sculpture to stand outside the Palace of the Legion of Honor. Then the Chronicle ran a photograph of the model and hoo boy, that was that. My new installment of "Hills of San Francisco" visits Lincoln Heights, one of those corners of the city where change is the final taboo.
*Best Amazon deals * Charlie Rose with Richard Serra (August 29, 2002): A rebroadcast of a conversation from D...
Richard Serra's Tilted Arc as a reference point
If you're in LA tomorrow night, don't miss the Richard Serra opening
Richard Serra exhibition opening at Gagosian Gallery tomorrow
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Richard Serra: Early Work. If you haven't seen the new gallery building you need to go asap. @ David…
At this point, asking Richard Serra about Tilted Arc is like admitting you don't know how to read.
Tonight: Opening of Double Rifts, Richard Serra's new exhibition at the Gagosian Gallery (APRIL 17/JUNE 1)
“You call this art!! How ’bout a nice picture of a bowl of fruit—jerk-off!”
Richard Serra's "Double Rifts" exhibition opens at Gallery in Beverly Hills on April 17:
Richard Serra on the Blight of the Sold Out Show via
.& Dan Colen are taking over Richard Serra room on 4th floor 4/20 3-4 PM for reading of "A Real Bronx Cheer"
LOL. Dan Duray's account of meeting Richard Serra is hilarious and rings a familiar bell
read about the Richard Serra cookie controversy at SFMOMA Blue Bottle cafe -
Richard Serra said he began making sculpture in the 1950s with stuffed animals - long before Mike Kelley
The Richard Serra piece in the international departures lounge
Timothy Thompson giving on Apr 16th. Meanwhile let one of his tie you over
I want to pee on a Richard Serra sculpture. I mean, I like them, but I'd like to pee on one too.
Photo: Feel free to step over Richard Serra (at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA))
Photo: shihlun: Richard Serra throwing lead The New Avant-Garde: Issues for the Art of the Seventies (1972)
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Watch out Richard Serra, I am coming for you with my florist wire.
Band in front of Richard Serra. photo by
Confused to learn Richard Serra once ran a moving company that employed Chuck Close, Spalding Gray, and Philip Glass.
Matthew Barney, o maridinho da Bjork, !? Masonic references in the Cremaster Cycle In Cremaster 3, the last to be made, "New York’s Chrysler Building is a temple of verticality, a masonic power centre, a constellation of evil forces. " says Jonathan Jones in The Guardian for Wednesday October 16, 2002. "In Barney’s fantasy, it is the masterpiece of sinister architect and Freemason, Hiram Abiff, played by the American sculptor Richard Serra." Barney’s character is the Entered Apprentice. "Mormon religious beliefs, masonic initiation rites, the Celtic giant Fingal and his nemesis Finn MacCool, Irish Republicanism, the Man in Black, the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, American football, Norman Mailer, Harry Houdini, the Great Salt Lake, satyrs and nymphs, grand opera, the Legs of Man: these and other tropes Barney wheels out and wheels away." "The Chrysler Building’s Cloud Club is a real place, though not attainable with ease; in Barney’s universe, it becomes a threshold between heaven and eart ...
According to the May issue of ArtNews magazine, in an article beginning on page 118, the ten most expensive artists, whose works consistently sell for multi-millions of USA dollars are, alphabetically: Lucian Freud, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Brice Marden, Bruce Nauman, Robert Rauschenberg, Gerhard Richter, Richard Serra, Frank Stella, and last, but not least, Cy Twombly.
LACMA//LA//A few notes= I went to LACMA while in LA, and since I'm already well behind in writing reviews I'll condense a few notes on it into this here post. 1.A group of kids LOVED Richard Serra's works, almost as much as they loved Chris Burden's Metropolis II which is saying something; I have video evidence of this. 2.Walter De Maria's huge piece is so-so, made worse with the statistics about scale and weight in the wall text. 3.The Caravagio show... eh. While it is great to see the masterworks in person, the gallery was full of people standing a mile away from the works with the audio tour on. Just look at the work, get up close! What do you see? Lets talk about it! There is so much in even a single one of these works that several rooms of them felt awkward and blurry. 4.The collection show up now is incredible; tons of great pieces in there such as wonderful pieces by James Welling, Uta Barth, Frances Stark, Barbara Kasten to name a few. 5. Steve McQueen's 'Static', a view from a helicopter flying a ...
February 20, 2013 Since leaving San Sebastian, my trip has been looking at amazing art. First: the Guggenheim in Bilbao. Wow! Not only the amazing architecture by Frank Gehry with its interlocking shapes, combination of different materials such as blocks of limestone combined with curved and bent forms covered in titanium, and glass curtain walls, but the collection itself is amazing! Works by Jeff Koons (his Tulips, Bubbles, and Puppy, the latter composed by flowers, Richard Serra who created a variety of works specifically for the museum, enabling me to understand him better, and Claus Oldenberg, among others), provided a lot of information for my future lectures. And I stayed in a fabulous hotel that I would recommend to anyone—Meliã Bilbao. It was one of the most comfortable and luxurious hotels I have ever been in and located close to the Guggenheim. I had room service for dinner followed by a massage—which turned out to be a horrible message, but oh well . . . . I then left for Madrid. The weat ...
A short essay for small catalogue for Feb 7 exhbit at Rove Projects, 33-34 Hoxton Square, London N1 6NN The Kitchen Sink Abstractions of Helen A. Pritchard Imagine taking a Kurt Schwitters collage and pulling it through steel rollers used to torque a hefty Richard Serra sculpture. Once all the allusions to anything representational from 3D objects to text or recognizable imagery has been squished into neutrality or at least flatness, you are left with what would resemble a Helen Pritchard painting. The intimate scale of previous works has been abandoned in favor of a larger format, which rather than giving the shapes more room to spread out and breathe—like chickens in a new coop—the forms are now more congested and huddled together with a nervous, restless energy. They call to mind the paintings of noted German abstractionist Albert Oehlen, though with much less ceremony and affectation. The works of Pritchard are explorations, seemingly unsure of where they’re going, but content with the journey t ...
The lawsuit between the billionaire investor Ron Perelman and his former “friend”, mega-dealer Larry Gagosian, is turning very nasty. Last week Gagosian’s lawyers filed a motion to dismiss the suit in a New York state court, accusing Perelman of being a “deadbeat – and then a bully” and of using the proceedings “to take public swipes at Gagosian”.Perelman took Gagosian to court last year over a deal involving a $4m Koons “Popeye” sculpture. Perelman ordered it through Gagosian and also bought a $10.5m painting and a $12.5m sculpture, identified by the New York Times as being a Cy Twombly and a Richard Serra respectively. However the Koons was not delivered in time and Perelman “paid” for the Twombly and Serra by returning the rights to the Koons to Gagosian, plus giving other “unwanted” works of art to the dealer. Perelman claimed that he lost millions of dollars because Gagosian undervalued the exchange price of “Popeye”, and that there was a secret agreement with Koons fo ...
Richard Serra (born November 2, 1939) is an American minimalist sculptor and video artist known for working with large-scale assemblies of sheet metal. Serra was involved in the Process Art Movement. He lives and works in Tribeca, New York, and on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. Serra was born in San Francisco as the second of three sons.[1] His father, Tony, was Spanish native of Mallorca and his mother, Gladys, was Russian from Odessa (she committed suicide in 1979).[2][3] He went on to study English literature at the University of California, Berkeley and later at the University of California, Santa Barbara between 1957 and 1961. While at Santa Barbara, he studied art with Howard Warshaw and Rico Lebrun. On the West Coast, he helped support himself by working in steel mills, which was to have a strong influence on his later work. Serra discussed his early life and influences in an interview in 1993. He described the San Francisco shipyard where his father worked as a pipe-fitter as another important ...
Yesterday on my desk: Michael Dannemann: Portraits. Excellent photographic portraits of artists, singers and dancers linke Richard Serra, Peter Lindbergh, Hans van Manen, Mario Montel, Isabella Rossellini, Helmut Newton, Julian Schnabel, Richard Avedon and and and. Texts in German and English by Werner Lippert, Ulrich Erben and Klaus Honnef. Published by Distanz Verlag, Berlin.
Free screening of "New Form at the Farm" (world premiere!) and "Seeing the Landscape: Richard Serra's Tuhirangi Contour" — tonight at the RISD Museum.
Sitting in the old town in Bilbao with the inevitable beer and tapas. The Guggenheim is astonishing. The contents can't really live up to the incredible building. Frank Gehry definite genius. Big exhibition by Claes Oldenberg. Usual mix of the obvious and the rather asbergers. Whatever. Lots of amazing Richard Serra though.
Richard Serra in a showdown with the Broad Collection
Fascinating questions over artist moral rights raised in this- Richard Serra threatens to remove work from collection:
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Most artists, curators and collectors can agree on the importance of art conservation. But the politics of "reworking" an artwork, whether altering the surface or creating a new piece from an old concept, gets complicated.
Jim serra gm of kplc just said on his hot topic that he is against name calling. That's really entertaining since he is the one that called me an opportunistic jerk!
Just watched richard serra pour seven sugars into his coffee on houston st
Richard Serra threatens to withdraw his work from the Eli Broad collection if not allowed to change it.
When its gone its gone. If you've sold it its done. As soon as it hits the gallery wall you're done. Serra let go >
Should an artist be allowed to disclaim or discredit a work of art after the fact?
Interesting issue. In Canada, we use the term "moral rights" to describe the artist's ongoing relationship with...
Do artists ultimately get creative claim over their works or should the owner have a say in what happens?
"The subject of the work is your experience, your walking," Richard Serra Hawk, 1983 Corten steel
Richard Serra allegedly threatens to withdraw work from Broad Collection
It seems Richard Serra threatened to withdraw one of his works from Broad collection if not allowed to rework it
Did you know SFMOMA is expanding? We're building our future, with a new expansion to open in early 2016. Open, engaging, welcoming, and embracing, the expans...
Richard Serra, the great minimalist sculptor!
Richard Serra ...big thanx to Giuseppe Galetta for reminding me of him :)
For the PM crowd: In the early 1970s, Richard Serra made three related outdoor works. Two deserve lots more luv:
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Richard Serra worked thru one of his best idea in 3 works. One is endangered, one is unloved, little-known. The story:
“There's a Richard Serra sculpture in some quiet corner of Pearson Airport; I've seen it once but haven't…”
I have a creeping suspicion that Richard Serra actually controls the physical universe. Our entire collective notion of volume, space, time, etc., *may* be entirely dependent on his whim.
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Richard Serra is for me, one of the most intriguing sculptors of our time. It is not because the scale of his works are like football fields, but because the steel and the shapes and most of all his life story. You know that has always been my “thing” so to speak, the history.
has Richard Serra Richard Serra Richard Serra Richard Serra just died or something else happened? quite a few people have posted things about or by him. websearch dœsn't yield anything recent or new.
TED talk on creativity focuses on Mira Nair, Richard Ford, Richard Serra and Joel Meyerowitz
“Everything we choose in life for its lightness soon reveals its unbearable weight.” Richard Serra.
Is marvelling at the Richard Serra sculpture outside Liverpool St station. It's so big people don't see it but they still react to it subconsciously as it provides shelter, direction and a meeting place. Integral and unseen.
Thanks for forwarding. Chuck reinvented the art of painting heads. He has been a major disruptive artist. IMHO Chuck is one of the seven most inventive print makers of all time: Duerer, Rembrandt, Goya, Whistler, Picasso, Richard Serra and Close.
TED Talks Radio host Julie Burstein talks with creative people for a living -- and shares four lessons about how to create in the face of challenge, self-doubt and loss. Hear insights from filmmaker Mira Nair, writer Richard Ford, sculptor Richard Serra and photographer Joel Meyerowitz.
"Northern light is like light after it rains. I don't like fat, lazy Mediterranean light" -Richard Serra on Nova Scotia
Excellent informative evening last night at CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY Art Beyond the Gallery: Art as Catalyst in Everyday Life. It was a pleasure to meet Brian Lang BNY Mellon Curator, Corporate Art Collection in enriching conversation. Pleased to hear the passion and importance of corporate and private collecting through galleries. Looking forward to developing our relationship among others met last night as well. Also viewed a small portion of the extensive Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art including the newest large Richard Serra acquisition along with a large Tony DeLap directly across. Both are absolutely stunning! This collection carries my highest recommendation. Definitely going back to visit and study the entire collection on a private invitation from Collection Manager David Michael Lee.
I think Richard Serra's Delineator should be our new sky and Joseph Beuys Frau, our new Woman...should I be careful what I wish for?
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I'm moving into Richard Serra or Michael Heizer piece. Bye.
Transparencies: Richard Serra Recent Drawings—cell phone photo does NOT do them justice!
Vito Acconci on Richard Serra's Torqued Ellipse: "I’d like it so much more if there was a hot dog stand inside"
7, 2008 Serra’s Monumental Vision, Vertical Edition By STEVEN ERLANGER PARIS — France is making a fuss this week over Richard Serra, the 68-year-old American bantamweight who fashions elegant, gargantuan art out of steel. On Wednesday Mr. Serra opens the annual solo show called Monumenta in the echoing Grand Palais; the city of Paris has restored one of his earlier works to its proper place in the garden of the Tuileries; and he has been made a commander of the Order of Arts and Letters of the French Academy — a two-rank leap from his previous knighthood, the starter kind usually given to singers like Kylie Minogue, who recently received hers. France has always welcomed Mr. Serra, even before he became iconic, in the days when some of his work in America was dismantled for scrap. President Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife, Carla, are expected to attend the opening of “Monumenta,” prompting Mr. Serra to ask, “What U.S. president would do that?” But the sheer scale of Mr. Serra’s work has always ...
But I'll try to immerse myself in as many of the formal characteristics of site as possible in the landscape. Richard Serra
Spent the afternoon working on our art history papers. I'm doing my paper on Robert Morris' felt piece and Megan is doing her paper on the sculptures of Richard Serra.
Richard Serra's Fulcrum at Liverpool Street smells like a urinal inside. Was this intended?
Our LiveAuction has hard to find exhibition posters: Robert Rauschenberg, Christo, Richard Serra, Jean-Michel Basquiat Any Warhol and more!
I visited the contemporary sculpture show in the grounds at Waddesdon before it closed, the Richard Serra piece was lovely - but tiny.
Last week's work. My design inspired by fusion in Tony Craig's sculptures and fragile order in Richard Serra
Three cover portraits of Mikhail Baryshnikow, Richard Serra and Fran Lebowitz. All photographed in New York by...
Obvious why Alice Phillip admires Richard Serre, both celebrate their mediums-Serre in the awesome series
Richard Serra. SO beautiful especially up close. The colors in the Corten steel are jewel toned like Rembrandt's blacks.
So far i've eaten mushrooms in a richard serra in la, and climbed on another one of his in upstate Ny. arrest me *** cops
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Headed to King City (Ontario) to find Richard Serra's Shift from the early seventies.
Photo: .investigates the crazy work of Richard Serra. Dia. Beacon, NY
Special Academy Award for Pioneering Conflation of Britney Spears and Richard Serra in the Same Sentence
Entombing myself in a Richard Serra at LACMA. Have loudly said "womb-like" to several strangers, none of whom agreed (though I'm right).
Richard Serra sculpture at LACMA helps to explain the exterior of the Barclays Center. Yeah, that's probably a bit of a stretch.
My curves are not mad by Richard Serra.
I think most of Richard Serra's large rusted metal sculptures should just be titled "Thunder Dome."
~The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plains~ Well this time it followed us all the way to our final destination, Pamplona! Today although it was a very wet day, we enjoyed ourselves very much. We started at the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao. We saw sculptures by Richard Serra and landscape paintings by David Hockney. We continued our journey to San Sebastian, on the shores of the Bay of Biscayne. We finished the day in Pamplona where Hemingway popularized in one of his novels the running of the bulls. Tomorrow we go to Saragossa and Barcelona.
"Artists for Slideshow of some of the works: Richard Serra, Bruce Nauman, Anne Hamilton, etc.
Busy day. Just now getting to bed. Went to Spectrum Glass, saw the nugget machines and the Robo-Ladle. Pretty freaking awesome. Then hit the Space Needle and Chinguily Garden. Color explosion in my face. Olympic Sculpture Garden: highlights were Richard Serra piece and Alexander Calder's Eagle. Ate lunch down in Pike Place Market at the Crying Pig (El Puerco Ilonon). Stopped by Seattle Glassblowing Studio, Vetri, and Traver. Then hiked back to Pratt. Dinner with some friends at Ivar's Seafood. Probably walked 10-15 miles today. Finally time for some rest. The dogs are a barkin'.
So glad that I made the trip to Bilbao; although a long fast-train ride (over 6 hours) the country side/scenery is very different from anything I've seen here. Very rocky, sandy, arid; rusty red (iron) and sandy brown coloring; not very green. Small Mountains (cliff looking) in the near distance; the Pyrenees. Bilbao is really quite pretty, Lots and lots of Art Nouveau architecture. Spent most of today at The Guggenheim Museum (a huge David Hockney exhibition; also Richard Serra's immense permanent installation, 'The Matter of Time"; then stated my tour of the old Gothic city area; will finish that sight seeing tomorrow, including a cathedral or two, undoubtedly. And now some more of my usual "observations". When walking, continental Europeans seem to have no sense of "keeping to the right"; rather everyone attempts to walk in the middle. No wash clothes to be had; and the smallest bars of soap you have ever seen; just large enough to get you through one shower. No waste though ... *** French men seem to ...
manpodcast: Richard Serra is best known for his massive sculptures made out of cor-ten steel, but early in hi…
Updates on the Richard Serra near Toronto in 2day's Relates 2 my blog post:
In 2010, Jeff Koons created a sensational Sculpture to accompany those who receive the Americans for the Arts Awards. Richard Serra will present the 2012 Awards to Richard Serra and James Rosenquist on October 15, 2012, at New York's Cipriani Restaurant.
Hmmm interesting! Larry Gagosian being interviewed by Folha De Sâo Paulo, giving his opinion on art collecting and economic crisis. Gagosian, for those who are not aware is perhaps the leading art collector and dealer in the world. He has handled sales of Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Warhol, Picasso as well as Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, and Richard Serra. 'even with an economic crisis there is a huge concentration of money in other parts of the world..China,Korea, Japan and; suprisingly Brasil is growing in terms of market share. Gagosian stated: 'even with a crisis worldwide there is tremendous wealth in the hands of very few people, they need to invest their money somewhere and great art, important art both historically and culturally never loses value.'
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More than 140 came out for a free yoga session Saturday on the lawn at Seattle Art Museum's Olympic Sculpture Park. Sally Carley, right center in blue, led the session. Richard Serra's monumental piece, "Wake," is top center. Yoga continues each Saturday, rain or shine, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. th...
Josh will be presented with the Young Artist Award at this year’s National Arts Award ceremony. The presentation will be held in New York City on October 15th by dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov and sculptor Richard Serra. The award show is hosted by Americans for The Arts, a nonprofit organization workin...
A visit to Richard Serra's Sequence and yes, regrets it won't be on the Presidio Parade Ground.
I tried to pretend Atlantic Yards looked like a Richard Serra sculpture. People called BS on that. It's true. Just rusty and ugly.
On the Richard Serra sculpture in Princeton. Guys this is why we can't have nice things.
Wishing to be a fly on Cipriani's wall to see Richard Serra presenting Jeff-Koons-Designed 2012 National Arts...
Richard Serra at MoMA - Torqued Torus Inversion and Sequence: via
A truly fearless artist - maverick of our times. Richard Serra had changed our view of Cortan Steel forever.
Richard Serra and the Gulf of Georgia Cannery and oh yeah and
Just laughed out loud: "Richard Serra, whose favorite medium was difficulty" Well said
The trip to : Beacon is worth the trip for the Richard Serra Torqued Ellipses alone.
Richard Serra will be presenting Jeff Koons-designed trophies at the 2012 National Arts Awards in October
2012 National Arts Awards winners announced by will receive Koons-designed statue from Richard Serra:
A great shot by Thomas Hawk of a great sculpture by Richard Serra.
Calder took this one. Hanging out with the giant Richard Serra sculptures. She's such a great photographer.
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Today I actually LOL'd at a surprise Richard Serra piece in the Hamptons
Herzog + de Meuron looking like Richard Serra from this angle
Richard Serra Sculpture: Forty Years (Hardcover): The art of Richard Serra is internationally admired for its po...
Richard Serra's "Delineator" has been installed on our 4th floor! Hear Serra speak about the work: 
Kids shushed for 1st time in Spain running thro Richard Serra's The Matter of Time installation in the Guggenheim shouting "chorizo stinks"
Walked around my first Richard Serra, "Band." So breathtaking, b @ Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Embraced by the sculpture of Richard Serra.
Mostly forgotten Richard Serra piece by Guinness Factory, the Liberties is full of surprises!
Richard Serra, Ann Temkin, Eric Kandel, Chuck Close, Oliver Sacks & talk about the
Richard Serra on his Drawing retrospective at The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art peace idea Mixing Michael Cera with Richard Serra together. Projecting Michael Cera movies on Richard Serra sculptures. The show would be called "Cera on Serra" The tittle sounds like hot *** action to the ears.
Measurements of Time/ Seeing is Believing by Richard Serra 25.5"x17" Art Print Poster: Measurements of Time/ See...
.big land art survey is up. Richard Serra & I discuss the future of his landmark "Shift" (1970-72).
HOROWITZ 09 March – 30 April 2011Art, History 4 New Burlington Place London W1Jonathan Horowitz‟s latest exhibition with Sadie Coles HQ, Art, History, comprises a major new body of work which responds to the minimalist works on permanent display at the Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington DC. Combining sculpture, installation and video, Horowitz mounts a subtle critique of the use of minimalist aesthetics as a means of memorialising the Holocaust, while exploring wider concepts of collective memory and the malleability of visual signs and symbols.Horowitz has criticised the austere abstraction of the Holocaust Museum works as impotent in their singular context: “in the face of one of the worst things that‟s ever happened, art is represented as having nothing to say.” His new works paraphrase the museum‟s four major exhibits (by Ellsworth Kelly, Joel Shapiro, Sol LeWitt and Richard Serra), and yet inject the pure aesthetics of minimalism with specific symbolic connotations. Pink Curve (2010) c ...
Major sculptural works by the world’s leading contemporary artists including Richard Serra, Anish Kapoor, Antony Gormley, Donald Judd, Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Urs Fischer, Tony Smith and Joana Vasconcelos will be shown by Christie’s Private Sales from 26 May to 28 October 2012, in an original, cur...
Charlie Rose Brain Series Episode Twelve: Creative Brain, a discussion about creativity with artists Richard Serra and Chuck Close, neurologist Oliver Sacks, Ann Temkin, chief curator of painting and sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art and Eric Kandel of Columbia University [Watch previous epis...
The Museum of Modern Art’s annual garden party on Tuesday night drew top donors and a parade of artists like Jeff Koons, Richard Serra and Chuck Close.
MGM Mirage has repaved its yellow brick road, switching to a décor featuring black-and-white photographs of movie stars, Art Deco accoutrements and, of course, the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lion symbol. Tucked away behind that glowing, green behemoth is perhaps Vegas' best-kept secret: The Mansion at MGM Grand. The Mansion’s take on Tuscany would make a Medici feel at home. The gardens were designed after those at one of the family's estates. No expense was spared in creating this exquisite property, which includes 30 apartment-style villas (each with its own indoor pool), a private casino, two spas, high-tech screening and conference rooms, and $1 million worth of area rugs. The Mansion also boasts an art collection that puts Vegas' Guggenheim Hermitage Museum to shame, ranging from Tang dynasty horse sculptures and 16th-century Portuguese tapestries to works by Pablo Picasso, Fernand Léger, Claes Oldenburg, Henri Matisse and Richard Serra.
Monumenta is an annual art installation in the nave of the Grand Palais. An international artist is invited to fill the cavernous 13,500-meter space with a special project. Past artists were Anselm Kiefer, Richard Serra, and Anish Kapoor. The successful...
The Menil Collection has turned the viewing of Richard Serra's drawings into a kinetic experience.
Lives of the Artists: Whether writing about Jasper Johns or Jeff Koons, Cindy Sherman or Richard Serra, Calvin T...
great julia holter mix - features Richard Serra and wild parrots
Richard Serra "Hand Catching Lead" from 1968. B&W, silent. I ripped this from the LE MOUVEMENT DES IMAGES dvd that was released by the Centre Pompidou in 2006.
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