Obituaries 

Richard Serra (1938-2024)

Obituaries 

Richard Serra (1938-2024)

Tim Jonze   /  Source:  The Guardian
27/03/2024


Richard Serra. Photo courtesy of Museo Guggenheim de Bilbao

Richard Serra, the American artist known for bending the boundaries of sculpture, has died at the age of 85. Serra died at home on Tuesday at his home in New York. The cause of death was pneumonia, his lawyer John Silberman confirmed to the New York Times. 

Serra was best known for his gigantic curved sheets of oxidised steel, such as the 1,034-tonne series The Matter of Time that fills the main hall of the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. Such weighty works radically transformed the spaces where they were installed and were often said to instil a physical reaction in their viewers. “I’m working at the edge of what’s possible,” Serra once said...

Arquietctura Viva 65: Richard Serra en el Guggenheim de Gehry

The Guardian: Richard Serra, uncompromising American abstract sculptor, dies aged 85


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