Tag Archives: Richard Serra


Auctions Market News
Kenneth Noland's Heat (1958) was the second-most expensive lot at the auction. COURTESY SOTHEBY'S

Strong Sotheby’s Contemporary Day Sale Totals $98 M., Sets Kenneth Noland Record at $3.37 M.

Sotheby’s capped its auction week yesterday with a respectable contemporary day sale that brought in $98 million. With 323 out of 418 lots finding buyers, 80 percent of the works that went on the block sold. Although some momentum was lost … Read More


Retrospective
Installation view of "Nine Young Artists," 1968, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. ©SGRF, NY

Time on Their Hands: Scott Burton on Richard Serra and Bruce Nauman’s Durational Art, in 1968

Scott Burton is best known for his minimalist furniture, which usually involves granite and bronze and is currently being shown as part of MoMA’s PS1’s “Greater New York.” But Burton started out as a critic. In the late ’60s, he was an … Read More


Pictures at an Exhibition
Richard Serra, IV Hreppholar, 1991, etching. THE CLEVELAND MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE PRINT CLUB OF CLEVELAND IN HONOR OF BRENDA AND EVAN H. TURNER

‘Fresh Prints: From Nineties to Now’ at Cleveland Museum of Art

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Fresh Prints: The Nineties to Now” is currently on view at Cleveland Museum of Art until July 26. The exhibition showcases printmaking techniques from a variety of contemporary artists … Read More


News
Installation view of Richard Serra's Equal at David Zwirner. CRISTIANO MASCARO/©2015 RICHARD SERRA AND ARTIST RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK/COURTESY DAVID ZWIRNER GALLERY, NEW YORK AND LONDON

MoMA Acquires Richard Serra’s New Sculpture at David Zwirner

The Museum of Modern Art in New York has acquired Richard Serra’s Equal (2015), a sculpture made of eight blocks of steel that is currently on view at David Zwirner’s West 20th Street location in Chelsea. Displayed in four pairs, with one block … Read More


News
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Morning Links: French Edition

Today, Richard Serra will be receiving France’s highest government honor, les Insignes de Chevalier de l’Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur (insignia of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honour), at a ceremony at the French Embassy in New York. [The … Read More


Profiles
Genny Nissenbaum with Tempest (Study for The Raft), 2005, a video piece by Bill Viola.  ©CAROLINE VOAGEN NELSON

Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum: Where Tables Collide and Houses Fly

Brazilian collectors Genny and Selmo Nissenbaum use their holdings to create a conversation, and keep people talking Read More


News Web Exclusive
William Powhida and Jade Townsend, Bellum Omnium Contra Omnes, 2012, graphite on paper. COURTESY THE ARTISTS AND FREIGHT AND VOLUME.

The Ultimate Map of Art-World Feuds

William Powhida and Jade Townsend are back with a satirical drawing of a lurid battleground where artists, posers, critics, dragons, Internet trolls, and Modernist ghosts fight for their lives Read More


Features The 200 Top Collectors
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The ARTnews 200 Top Collectors: Sherry and Joel Mallin

A couple that likes to say that they collect art–but they really collect artists Read More


Reviews Web Exclusive
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Vision Quest: Exploring the Venice Biennale

A channel-changing exhibition about imagination headlines a convergence of art from 88 countries Read More


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Fruits of the Vineyard

An ancient French vineyard is reborn as a site for permanent art installations and modern architecture Read More


Trends
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That Seventies Sensibility

A wave of exhibitions shows how the open-ended, experimental, hardscrabble, less cynical esthetic of the ’70s is appealing to artists and curators Read More


Reviews
Mira Hecht, Sensation, 2010, oil on panel, 39 ½" x 36". Ralls Collection.

A Distinctive Niche

’20 Years, 20 Artists’ at the Ralls Collection, Washington, D.C., up through August 27. Read More


Looking at Art
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Pushing the Boundaries of Drawing

Richard Serra on sketching, mapping, rolling, stapling, cutting, and the other techniques he used to make the works in his Met drawings retrospective. Read More


Trends
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You’re Engaged!

With artists increasingly involving the public in the creation of work, curators and museums have embarked on a quest to define, display, and collect participatory art. Read More