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Richard Serr Art And Visual Experience

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Richard Serra Richard Serra was born in 1938 in San Francisco, California. He studied at the University of California and at Yale University as well. He is one of the well-known American artists and sculptors of the Post-Abstract Expressionist period. His work has played a major role in advancing the tradition of modern abstract sculpture. His work has been able to draw a new perspective to sculpture by viewers in physical and visual experience. Richard Serra was involved in the process Art movement and currently works in Tribeca, New York and on Cape Breton Island in Novia Scotia. I believe the background of the artist has a great contribution to the works he has created. Living and working the New York could have been the main factor to why Richard Serra has made these tall structures that kind of represent walls or towers. It may depict how the city of New York is seen to be portrayed as. Many different kind of buildings and sort of an industrial looking area with many structures and buildings surrounding the millions of people that walk through it every single day. This may have been why he had decided to create his sculptures for people to walk through and around them to see what he is trying to portray. Richard Serra made his first sculpture out of materials such as fiberglass, rubber, and molten lead. Around 1970s, Serra had shifted his normal activities and stated to work on large scale site specific sculptures. He creates these sculptures that are a lot
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