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Richard Serra
Equal, 2015
Forged weatherproof steel
Eight (8) identical blocks, each: 60 x 66 x 72 inches (152.4 x 167.6 x 182.9 cm) Installed in four (4) stacks of two (2) blocks each, each stack: 11 feet (3.4 m) high One: 60 x 66 x 72 inches (152.4 x 167.6 x 182.9 cm), 72 x 60 x 66 inches (182.9 x 152.4 x 167.6 cm) One: 72 x 66 x 60 inches (182.9 x 167.6 x 152.4 cm), 60 x 72 x 66 inches (152.4 x 182.9 x 167.6 cm) One: 66 x 60 x 72 inches (167.6 x 152.4 x 182.9 cm), 66 x 60 x 72 inches (167.6 x 152.4 x 182.9 cm) One: 66 x 72 x 60 inches (167.6 x 182.9 x 152.4 cm), 66 x 60 x 72 inches (167.6 x 152.4 x 182.9 cm)
Richard Serra
East-West/West-East, 2014
Weatherproof steel
Two plates, each 55 x 13 feet x 5 inches (16.7 m x 4 m x 13.5 cm) Two plates, each 48 x 13 feet x 5 inches (16.7 m x 4 m x 13.5 cm) Permanent installation in The Brouq Nature Reserve, Qatar
Richard Serra
Promenade, 2008
Weatherproof steel
Five slabs, each: 55′ 9 1/4 x 13′ 1 1/2 x 5′ 1/8 inches (17 m x 4 m x 13 cm)
Richard Serra
Sequence, 2006
Weatherproof steel
Overall: 12′ 9 x 40′ 8 x 65′ 2 inches (3.9 x 12.4 x 19.9 m), plates: 2 inches (5.1 cm) thick
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The Matter of Time, 2005
Installation, Guggenheim Bilbao.
From foreground to rear: Torqued Spiral (Closed Open Closed Open Closed), 2003; Torqued Ellipse, 2003-4; Double Torqued Ellipse, 2003-4; Snake, 1994-97; Torqued Spiral (Right Left), 2003-4; Torqued Spiral (Open Left Closed Right), 2003-4; Between the Torus and the Sphere, 2003-5; Blind Spot Reversed, 2003-5.
Richard Serra
Iron Mountain Run, 2002
Weatherproof steel in seven (7) parts
15 feet x 15 feet x 3 inches 4.6 m x 4.6 m x 7.6 cm
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Te Tuhirangi Contour, 2000-2002
Weatherproof steel
19 feet 8 inches x 843 feet 2 inches x 2 inches (6 m x 257 m x 5.1 cm)
Richard Serra
Walking is Measuring, 1999-2000
Weatherproof steel
Two slabs: 18 x 8 feet x 5 inches (5.5 m x 2.4 m x 12.7 cm), 15′ 6 inches x 8 feet x 5 inches (4.7 m x 2.4 m x 12.7 cm)
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Elevations for L'Allée de la Mormaire, 1993
Weatherproof steel
Ten slabs, three: 68 x 20’6 x 12 inches (172.7 cm x 6.3 m x 30.5 cm), four: 60 x 16′ 5 x 12 inches (152.4 cm x 5 m x 30.5 cm), three: 52 x 12′ 4 x 12 inches (132.1 x 3.8 m x 30.5 cm)
Richard Serra
Intersection, 1992
Weatherproof steel
Four identical conical sections inverted relative to each other, two: 12′ 1 1/2 inches (3.7 m) high x 42′ 8 inches (13 m) along the chord x 2 1/8 inches thick, two: 12′ 1 1/2 inches (3.7 m) x 40′ 10 inches (12.4 cm) along the chord x 2 1/8 inches (5.4 cm) thick
Richard Serra
Fulcrum, 1986-87
Weatherproof steel
Five trapezoidal plates, four: 55 x 14 feet x 3 inches (16.7 m x 4.3 m x 7.6 cm), one: 54′ 6 3/4 x 14′ 6 x 3 inches (16.6 m x 4.4 m x 7.6 cm)
Richard Serra
Equal-Parallel: Guernica-Bengasi, 1986
Weatherproof steel
Four slabs, two: 58 1/2 x 58 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches (148.6 x 148.6 x 24.1 cm), two: 58 1/2 x 16′ 4 1/8 x 9 1/2 inches (148.6 cm x 5 m x 24.1 cm)
Richard Serra
Clara Clara, 1983
Weatherproof steel
Two identical conical sections inverted relative to each other, one: 12 feet (3.7 m) high x 109 inches (33.2 m) along the chord x 2 inches (5.1 cm) thick; one: 12 feet (3.7 m) high x 107′ 10 inches (32.8 m) along the chord x 2 inches (5.1 cm) thick
Richard Serra
St. John’s Rotary Arc, 1980
Weatherproof steel
Cylindrical section: 12 feet (3.6 m) high x 180 feet (54.9 m) along the chord x 2 1/2 inches (6.4 cm) thick
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Extended Cantilever, 1980
Hot-rolled steel
Eighteen plates, each: 6′ 6 3/4 x 14′ 9 x 1 inches (2 m x 4.5 x 2.5 cm)
Richard Serra
Berlin Block (for Charlie Chaplin), 1977
Forged weatherproof steel
6’3 x 6’3 x 6’3 inches (190.5 x 190.5 x 190.5 cm)
Richard Serra
Terminal, 1977
Weatherproof steel
Four trapezoidal plates, each: 41 x 12 feet x 2 1/2 inches (12.5 m x 3.7 m x 6.4 cm)
Richard Serra
Delineator, 1974-75
Hot-rolled steel
Two plates, each: 1 inch x 10 x 26 feet (2.5 cm x 3.1 m x 7.9 m)
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To Encircle Base Plate Hexagram, Right Angles Inverted, 1970
Hot-rolled steel
26 feet (7.9 m) diameter; flange: 8 inches (20.3 cm) wide
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Strike: To Roberta and Rudy, 1969-1971
Hot-rolled steel
Plate: 8′ 1 inches x 24 feet x 1 1/2 inches (246.4 x 731.5 x 3.8 cm)
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One Ton Prop (House of Cards), 1969
Lead
Four plates, each: 48 x 48 x 1 inches (121.9 x 121.9 x 2.5 cm)
Richard Serra
Prop, 1968
Lead
Plate: 60 x 60 x 1/8 inches (152.4 x 152.4 x 0.3 cm); pole: 8 feet (2.4 m) long, 4 3/4 inches (12 cm) diameter
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Belts, 1966-67
Vulcanized rubber and neon tubing
6 x 25 feet x 20 inches (182.9 x 762 x 50.8 cm)
Richard Serra
To Lift, 1967
Vulcanized rubber
36 x 6’8 x 60 inches (91.4 x 203.2 x 152.4 cm)