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Icon: Richard Serra

Posted By Daily Icon On May 14, 2008 @ 2:00 AM In Icons,Living Icons | No Comments

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Criticized for being cold, imposing, dehumanizing, one of Serra’s major public works was removed by a committee from New York City’s Federal Plaza. Emerging in the 1960s, he was part of a generation of artists who worked to redefine what sculpture could be. After experimenting with a variety of materials, he settled on thick sheets of steel as his preferred material, and went on to create some of the most frightening spaces imaginable. His prints are just as ‘impressive’.

Short Biography Richard Serra [8]


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[8] Richard Serra: http://www.guggenheimcollection.org/site/artist_bio_144A.html

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