Richard Serra

Richard Serra is a leading sculptor who is known for creating minimalist artworks and has undeniably consolidated his career in contemporary art through his many controversial works.

Serra has always believed that sculptures should not be hidden in a museum; instead, they should be installed in public places. To Serra, the content of the work stems from the interaction of the audience with that work, meaning he has pedestrians in mind when producing his pieces.

Richard Serra - House of Cards, 1969_1978. Lead antimony. Fisher Collection. SFMOMA, 2016 feat

Richard Serra’s One Ton Prop (House of Cards) – The summation of his work

Richard Serra has undeniably consolidated his career in contemporary art through his many controversial works including his now well known installation One Top Prop. Most Richard Serra exhibitions have elicited debates and discussions. In some cases, visitors have even sustained injuries, and there have even been some incidences of death recorded. For instance, in November …

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What made Richard Serra’s Tilted Arc sculpture so controversial?

Embed from Getty Images Richard Serra is a leading sculptor who is known for creating minimalist artwork. While he began his career after studying fine arts at Yale University, he created the sculpture Tilted Arc in 1981 in New York after celebrating his fortieth birthday. By this time, he was already highly recognized. This is …

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