Landmark exhibition of Richard Serra’s drawings opens at the Menil Collection in Houston

HOUSTON, TX.- Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective, which concludes its national tour at its organizing institution, the Menil Collection, this spring, was made possible in part by a grant of $50,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Rocco Landesman, chairman of the NEA, announced the grant when the exhibition opened at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The celebrated exhibition then traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. An independent agency of the federal government, the NEA advances artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation for the benefit of individuals and communities. “I continue to be impressed with the creative, innovative, and excellent projects brought forward by arts organizations across the country,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman. “Our grantees are not only furthering their art forms but also enhancing their neighborhoods by making them more vibrant, livable, and