Sculptor Richard Serra Shows Unsung Drawings at Metropolitan Museum of Art


NEW YORK (REUTERS).- American artist Richard Serra’s huge iron sculptures are unique for their sense of movement and apparent simplicity, and so are his drawings. A new show, “Richard Serra Drawing: A Retrospective,” opening on Wednesday at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, exposes nearly 40-years worth of the artist’s drawings, sketches and works on paper. “My drawings are seen very infrequently … so I think for a lot of people who don’t know the work, it’s probably going to be an eye opener,” Serra, 71, told reporters on Monday, adding “I don’t mean that good or badly.” The show, which progresses chronologically, is the first to gather the whole span of Serra’s drawings, all of which