The Matter of Time
Richard Serra
The Matter of Time
Richard Serra (American; Minimalism, Process Art, b. 1939): The Matter of Time, 2005. Installation of seven sculptures, weatherproof steel, Varying dimensions: length of over 430 feet, resides in a 32,000 square foot gallery. Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa, Bilbao, Spain. © 2013 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. © This artwork may be protected by copyright. It is posted on the site in accordance with fair use principles.



"I consider space to be a material. The articulation of space has come to take precedence over other concerns. I attempt to use sculptural form to make space distinct." (Richard Serra)



‘"The Matter of Time" enables the spectator to perceive the evolution of the artist's sculpted forms, from his relatively simple double ellipse to the more complex spiral. The final two works in this evolution are built from sections of toruses and spheres to create environments with differing effects on the viewer's movement and perception ..." (© 2013 The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation)

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“... Richard Serra is one of the most significant artists of his generation. His groundbreaking sculpture explores the exchange between artwork, site, and viewer ... Serra has produced large-scale, site-specific sculptures for architectural, urban and landscape settings spanning the globe, from Iceland to New Zealand."

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Of Interest (biography): http://www.guggenheim.org/new-york/collections/collection-online/artists/bios/1377