Richard Serra

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Richard Serra
Oliver Mark - Richard Serra, Siegen 2005.jpg
Richard Serra portrayed by Oliver Mark, Siegen 2005
Born (1938-11-02) November 2, 1938 (age 84)
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (attended)
University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A. 1961)
Yale University (B.F.A. 1962, M.F.A. 1964)
MovementProcess Art
Spouse(s)
Nancy Graves
(m. 1965; div. 1970)

Clara Weyergraf
(m. 1981)

Richard Serra (born November 2, 1938) is an American artist.

He had his first solo exhibitions at the Galleria La Salita, Rome, 1966, and in the United States at the Leo Castelli Warehouse, New York. The Pasadena Art Museum organized a solo exhibition of Serra's work in 1970.

Serra been part of Documentas 5 (1972), 6 (1977), 7 (1982), and 8 (1987), in Kassel, the Venice Biennales of 1984 and 2001, and the Whitney Museum of American Art's Annual and Biennial exhibitions of 1968, 1970, 1973, 1977, 1979, 1981, and 1995.[1]

In 2005 eight major works by Serra were added permanently at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Artist Biography: Richard Serra Archived November 22, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Dia Art Foundation, New York.
  2. Richard Serra Archived 2012-08-05 at the Wayback Machine Guggenheim Museum.