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Richard Serra

Richard Serra

American, 1938 - 2024

Born in San Francisco, Richard Serra studied at the University of California, Berkeley and graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1961 with a BA in English literature. He supported himself by working in steel mills. In 1964 he graduated from Yale University with a BFA and MFA, traveling to Paris and then, on a Fulbright Fellowship, to Florence, Italy. He divides his time between New York and Nova Scotia.

  • American
  • drawing
  • graphic arts
  • drawing

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