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PREVIEW: RICHARD SERRA Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross @GagosianLondon

RICHARD SERRA. Photo by Silke von Berswordt-Wallrabe
Opening reception: Friday, October 10th, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm
??October 11th –December 20th, 2014 GAGOSIAN GALLERY 6-24 BRITANNIA STREET LONDON WC1X 9JD

???Gagosian London is to present recent work by Richard Serra.
The Gagosian Gallery on Britannia Street will exhibit four monumental steel sculptures:
Backdoor Pipeline (2010), Ramble (2014), Dead Load (2014),London Cross (2014).

About The Artist
Richard Serra was born in San Francisco in 1938. He studied at the University of California (Berkeley and Santa Barbara) and at Yale University. He has lived in New York since 1966. His first solo exhibitions were held at Galleria La Salita, Rome (1966), and at the Leo Castelli Warehouse, New York (1969). His first solo museum exhibition was presented at Pasadena Art Museum (1970). Serra has since participated in several Documenta exhibitions (Kassel, 1972, 1977, 1982, and 1987), and in the Venice Biennales of 1980, 1984, 2001, and 2013. Serra’s work has been shown in numerous solo museum exhibitions at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1977); Centre Pompidou, Paris (1984); Museum of Modern Art, New York (1986 and 2007); and other museums in Europe, the U.S., and Latin America. In 2005, eight large-scale works were permanently installed at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. A traveling survey of Serra’s drawings was on view in 2011–12 at Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Menil Collection, Houston. In April 2014, Serra installed a major permanent landscape sculpture in the desert of the Brouq Nature Reserve in western Qatar.



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