Richard Serra Answers: Why Make Art?

Creative Process Shapes an Artist's View of the World

02: 32 minutes

San Francisco Museum of Art, curated by Analía Sirabonian.



Richard Serra is an American minimalist sculptor. In his work, he explores the relationship between object and subject, inquiring about the movement and viewer’s perspective. In this video, he explores the ways an artist’s perception of the world can be impacted by their creative process, and vice-versa.


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