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Richard Serra and Clara Weyergraf, Steelmill/Stahlwerk, 1979 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2020 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Screening

The Films and Videos of Richard Serra

January 23–March 5, 2020
Whitney Humanities Center, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
whc.yale.edu

Over three evenings—January 23, February 20, and March 5—Yale University’s Whitney Humanities Center, in collaboration with Gagosian, will screen Richard Serra’s films and videos, drawn from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Anthology Film Archives, New York; and the artist Joan Jonas. Chrissie Iles, curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, will introduce the presentation on February 20, which will be followed by a post-screening discussion between Iles and Joanna Fiduccia from Yale’s Department of the History of Art. Fiduccia will introduce the screening on March 5. The event is free and open to the public. 

Richard Serra and Clara Weyergraf, Steelmill/Stahlwerk, 1979 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2020 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Richard Serra, Hands Tied, 1968 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2020 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Screening

The Films and Videos of Richard Serra

January 27–February 9, 2020
Harvard Film Archive, Cambridge, Massachusetts
harvardfilmarchive.org

Over four evenings—January 27 and February 3, 7, and 9—Harvard Film Archive will screen Richard Serra’s films and videos, drawn from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Anthology Film Archives; and Joan Jonas. Benjamin Buchloh will introduce the screening on Monday, January 27. To attend the event, purchase tickets at the box office. The box office opens forty-five minutes prior to the screening time.

Richard Serra, Hands Tied, 1968 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2020 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Richard Serra, Reverse Curve, 2005/19 © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Cristiano Mascaro

Performance

Sounding Serra
Music in Conversation with Reverse Curve

Saturday, December 14, 2019, 8pm
Gagosian, West 21st Street, New York

Join Gagosian for a concert featuring new music inspired by Richard Serra’s Reverse Curve (2005/19) and other works that engage with questions of weight, timbre, volume, and form. Some of the compositions will test the acoustical properties of the sculpture within the room, while others will produce sound masses in the shadow of the sculpture, creating dialogues between sound and space. The range of musical strategies will illustrate a historical path from the 1970s through the present day. Musicians Lea Bertucci, Miguel Frasconi, Joan La Barbara, Chris McIntyre, Chris Nappi, and Danny Tunick are all major players in the world of experimental music and collaborate in addition to their solo projects. As well as their own compositions they will perform a 1973 piece by Michael Byron. The event has reached capacity. 

Richard Serra, Reverse Curve, 2005/19 © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Cristiano Mascaro

Richard Serra, Nine, 2019 © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

In Conversation

Hal Foster and Julian Rose on Richard Serra

Thursday, November 7, 2019, 6–8pm
Gagosian, West 24th Street, New York

Hal Foster and Julian Rose will discuss Richard Serra’s recent sculptures and drawings exhibited at Gagosian, New York. Foster recently coauthored Conversations about Sculpture (2018) with Serra, and Rose is writing for the forthcoming exhibition catalogue on the three concurrent Gagosian exhibitions. A question-and-answer session will follow the talk. The event has reached capacity. To join the wait list, contact nytours@gagosian.com

Richard Serra, Nine, 2019 © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Rob McKeever

Richard Serra, Railroad Turnbridge, 1976 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Screening

Richard Serra
The Complete Films and Videos

October 17–23, 2019
Anthology Film Archives, New York
anthologyfilmarchives.org

In conjunction with a trio of Gagosian exhibitions of Richard Serra’s work in New York, the gallery and Anthology Film Archives will present a three-day retrospective of the artist’s films and videos from October 17 through 19, drawn from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Anthology Film Archives; Joan Jonas; and Stiftung Situation Kunst, Bochum, Germany. This is the first time that all of the artist’s film and video work will be shown together. The screening on October 19 will be followed by a panel discussion between curators Søren Grammel, Chrissie Iles, and Jeffrey Weiss, moderated by art historian Benjamin Buchloh. Additional screenings of the full program will take place on October 20 and 23. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or at the box office on the day of the show.

Richard Serra, Railroad Turnbridge, 1976 (still), Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2019 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Installation view, A line (a)round an idea: Selected Works on Paper, Gagosian, Geneva, May 2–July 27, 2019. Artwork, left to right: © Cy Twombly Foundation; © 2019 Richard Artschwager/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © 2019 The Franz Kline Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © Richard Serra; © 2019 Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Tour

A line (a)round an idea
Selected Works on Paper

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 11am
Gagosian, Geneva

This event has been canceled.

Join us for a tour of A line (a)round an idea at Gagosian, Geneva. The exhibition, which presents black-and-white works on paper spanning a period of seventy years, includes work by Richard Artschwager, Georg Baselitz, Bruce Conner, Willem de Kooning, Günther Förg, Sam Francis, Keith Haring, Christine Hiebert, Hans Hofmann, Franz Kline, Brice Marden, Henri Matisse, Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt, Richard Serra, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Tom Wesselmann, and others. Gagosian’s Johan Nauckhoff will give an overview of the exhibition, focusing on ways in which modern and contemporary artists have explored the clarity and activating power of the simple line, mark, splatter, or stroke. To attend the free event, RSVP to genevatours@gagosian.com. Space is limited.

Installation view, A line (a)round an idea: Selected Works on Paper, Gagosian, Geneva, May 2–July 27, 2019. Artwork, left to right: © Cy Twombly Foundation; © 2019 Richard Artschwager/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © 2019 The Franz Kline Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; © Richard Serra; © 2019 Dedalus Foundation, Inc./Licensed by VAGA at Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Richard Serra, Hal Foster: Conversations about Sculpture (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018)

In Conversation

Hal Foster
Carlos Basualdo

Tuesday, November 27, 2018, 6pm
Penn Book Center, Philadelphia
www.pennbookcenter.com

Hal Foster—co-author (with Richard Serra) of Conversations about Sculpture—will be in conversation with Carlos Basualdo, senior curator of contemporary art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The pair will discuss Foster’s new book which features conversations with Serra on the artist’s prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working practice. The event is free and open to the public.

Richard Serra, Hal Foster: Conversations about Sculpture (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018)

Richard Serra, Hal Foster: Conversations about Sculpture (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018)

Talk

Hal Foster on Richard Serra

Thursday, October 25, 2018, 7–8pm
London Review Bookshop, London
www.londonreviewbookshop.co.uk

Hal Foster will discuss Conversations about Sculpture (2018), co-authored with Richard Serra, with Mark Godfrey. The new book features conversations with the celebrated artist regarding his prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working practice. Foster is a regular contributor to the London Review of Books. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.eventbrite.co.uk.

Richard Serra, Hal Foster: Conversations about Sculpture (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2018)

Artwork © 2018 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Sandy Tait

Talk

Hal Foster on Richard Serra

Saturday, October 27, 2018, 3–4pm
Royal Academy, London
www.royalacademy.org.uk

Hal Foster will speak with Briony Fer about Conversations about Sculpture (2018), his new book co-authored with Richard Serra, which looks at the life and work of the artist. Foster will discuss his conversations with the celebrated artist regarding his prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working practice. To attend the event, purchase tickets at www.royalacademy.org.uk.

Artwork © 2018 Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Photo: Sandy Tait

Photo: Zarko Vijatovic

Visit

Nocturne Rive Droite

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 6–11pm
4 rue de Ponthieu, Paris
www.art-rivedroite.com

Galleries located in the triangle d’or will be open to visitors after hours. A group exhibition including work by John Chamberlain, Walter De Maria, Edmund de Waal, Carsten Höller, Olivier Mosset, Steven Parrino, Sterling Ruby, Richard Serra, Taryn Simon, and Tatiana Trouvé will be on view at our Paris gallery.

Photo: Zarko Vijatovic