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In this volume, four distinct works by the important American sculptor Richard Serra are linked by a common theme: each is based on the relationship between the viewer and a horizontal or planar elevation on eye level. "Elevations, Repetitions" is a complex of 16 elements of different heights; "Equal Weights and Measures" is composed of six equal blocks of forged steel, roIn this volume, four distinct works by the important American sculptor Richard Serra are linked by a common theme: each is based on the relationship between the viewer and a horizontal or planar elevation on eye level. "Elevations, Repetitions" is a complex of 16 elements of different heights; "Equal Weights and Measures" is composed of six equal blocks of forged steel, rotated such that it's difficult to confirm that sameness. "No Relief" consists of two 60-foot, six-inch-thick horizontal slabs flush to the wall on opposite sides of a narrow room, compressing the elongated space. And "Round" is a forged steel work with a diameter of 84 inches and a weight of 50 tons, set on an unnerving slope. Serra's other recent projects include an eight-part permanent installation at the Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao and a Spring 2007 survey at The Museum of Modern Art....

Title : Richard Serra: Rolled and Forged
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ISBN : 9783865213846
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 74 Pages
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