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Richard Serra

 (born 1939)
Richard Serra is active/lives in New York, California.  Richard Serra is known for site-specific geometric sculpure.

Biography   Richard Serra


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Known for large-scale steel sculpture of geometric designs, Richard Serra has created site-specific pieces that make three-dimensional designs in space.  He has also made wall reliefs and floor sculpture from flexible materials that suggest organic shapes.  He is committed to the idea of utilizing quality materials and to the concept that process is as important as the final result.

Serra was born in San Francisco and attended college at Berkeley and Santa Barbara, majoring in English Literature.  He studied art at Yale University, earning a B.F.A. and an M.F.A. in 1964.  There he worked with Josef Albers and came into contact with many leading artists of the New York School (Abstract Expressionists).&n   ...  Displaying 750 of 2167 characters.

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© 2001 Richard Serra / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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