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    Silke von Berswordt-Wallrabe 49

  • Artist Biography

    Richard Serra

    American • 1938

    Richard Serra is an American artist commonly associated with Minimalism and the Process Art movement. Though perhaps best known for his monumental works made from industrial steel, Serra has also worked extensively in painting and printmaking. After attending the University of California, Berkeley, he earned his MFA from Yale, where he became friends and collaborators with classmates such as Frank Stella, Chuck Close and Nancy Graves, to whom Serra was married for five years. Later working in New York, Serra was inspired by Minimalist contemporaries such as Carl Andre and Sol LeWitt, who valued the work of creation more than the finished artwork itself.

    Serra’s work is installed permanently at the Guggenheim Bilbao, and can also be found in the collections of Dia:Beacon, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Tate, London.

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Vive la Vive la

Woodcut, on Arches 88 paper, the full sheet,
S. 48 x 71 3/4 in. (121.9 x 182.2 cm)
signed with initials, dated `89' and annotated `ap 19' in pencil (one of 23 artist's proofs, the edition was 100), published by Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Ministère de la Culture, Paris, framed.

$7,000 - 9,000 

Sold for $16,250

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