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Richard Serra : October Files (Paperback) - Hal Foster

Richard Serra

October Files (Paperback)

By: Hal Foster (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th September 2000
ISBN: 9780262561303
Number Of Pages: 218
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Richard Serra is considered by many to be the most important sculptor of the postwar period. The essays in this volume cover the complete span of Serra's work to date -- from his first experiments with materials and processes through his early films and site works to his current series of "torqued ellipses." There is a special emphasis on those moments when Serra extended aesthetic convention and/or challenged political authority, as in the famous struggle with the General Services Administration over the site-specific piece Tilted Arc.October Files October Files is a new series of inexpensive paperback books. Each book will address a body of work by an artist of the postwar period who has altered our understanding of art in significant ways and prompted a critical literature that is sophisticated and sustained. Each book will trace not only the development of an important oeuvre but also the construction of the critical discourse inspired by it. The series editors are Hal Foster, Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Annette Michelson, Yve-Alain Bois, and Rosalind Krauss.

Series Preface
Acknowledgments
Process Sculpture and Film in the Work of Richard Serra (1978)p. 1
The Films of Richard Serra: An Interview (1979)p. 21
A Picturesque Stroll around Clara-Clara (1983)p. 59
Richard Serra: Sculpture (1986)p. 99
Redefining Site Specificity (1986)p. 147
The Un/making of Sculpture (1998)p. 175
Index of Namesp. 201
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ISBN: 9780262561303
ISBN-10: 0262561301
Series: October Files (Paperback)
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 218
Published: 14th September 2000
Publisher: AMITY PUB CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.61 x 14.99  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.36