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One of the most important sculptors of this century, Richard Serra has been a spokesman on the nature and status of art in our day. Best known for site-specific works in steel, Serra has much to say about the relation of sculpture to place, whether urban, natural, or architectural, and about the nature of art itself, whether political, decorative, or personal. In interviewOne of the most important sculptors of this century, Richard Serra has been a spokesman on the nature and status of art in our day. Best known for site-specific works in steel, Serra has much to say about the relation of sculpture to place, whether urban, natural, or architectural, and about the nature of art itself, whether political, decorative, or personal. In interviews with writers including Douglas and Davis Sylvester, he discusses specific installations and offers insights into his approach to the problem each presents. Interviews by Peter Eisenman and Alan Colquhoun elicit Serra's thoughts on the relation of architecture to contemporary sculpture, a primary component in his own work. From essays like "Extended Notes from Sight Point Road" to Serra's extended commentary on the Tilted Arc fiasco, the pieces in this volume comprise a document of one artist's engagement with the practical, philosophical, and political problems of art....

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ISBN : 9780226748801
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 286 Pages
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Writings/Interviews Reviews

  • Curt Bozif
    2018-11-24 18:25

    A giant (pun intended) of not just 20th century sculpture, but of art in general. A look into the internal logic of a man's tireless life's work.

  • Greg
    2018-11-22 15:38

    Love this man of steel! It's nice to know pure artists are still alive and kicking. You'll want to map out all the work and take a Serra-only trip to NYC.

  • Rosalind Grush
    2018-12-05 18:42

    amazing stories.