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Richard Serra has pursued a keen dialogue with the possibilities of printing since 1972, in the early stages of his work as an artist, and has now amassed a print oeuvre to rival his sculptural achievement As with the sculptures, what he has sought to elicit from printing s potential is not simply the duplication of imagery on paper, but a furtherance of each technique s intrinsic material character Whether the technique is etching, lithograph or silkscreen, the aim is to make an insistent physical presence to be encountered by the viewer s entire body and consequently some of these works reach up to 80 inches square in surface area Implementing such basic forces as gravity, instability and potential motion, Serra s graphic works assert space, and human activity in space They may also be occasioned politically, as works referencing Malcolm X, Bill Clinton and, recently, Abu Ghraib indicate The printwork gathered in Catalogue of Works ranges from early lithographs related to Serra s wall props of the 1970s, which represent his first graphic experiments, to the large and sensual paintstick on screenprints of the 1980s to 1990s works such as the Hreppholar series, through to all works completed at the end of 2007 One of the most respected sculptors of the twentieth century, Richard Serra, born in 1939 in San Francisco, is famed internationally for his site specific sculptural environments While best known for these works, he has explored similar concerns with process, the body and mass in film, drawing and printmaking Serra lives and works in both New York City and Nova Scotia...

Title : Richard Serra: Prints 1972-2007
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ISBN : 3937572856
ISBN13 : 978-3937572857
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : Deutsch
Publisher : -
Number of Pages : 484 Pages
File Size : 585 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Richard Serra: Prints 1972-2007 Reviews

  • Jose
    2019-04-15 23:37

    The title is very clear and there's no surprises: images of all the Richard Serra's prints from 1972 to 2007. Some of them are shown in a full-page picture, and a lot of them into a small view. Every print has information about the year, the edition and the materials used.