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Richard Serra Quotes & Quotations
Richard Serra
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    Basically, what you really want to do is try to engage the viewer's body relation to his thinking and walking and looking, without being overly heavy-handed about it. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    But basically I try to investigate the site in terms of its potential for interfacing some material so that if I close my eyes I can walk the land. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    But I don't think of any particular viewer in mind other than myself. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    But I'll try to immerse myself in as many of the formal characteristics of site as possible in the landscape. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    But what does interest me is the notion that if you do a lot of work it means there's a potential for other people to understand that a lot of things are possible with a sustained effort and that the broadening of experiences is possible and I think that's all art can be. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    But you have to take all of those things, you have to take into consideration the paths, the roadways, how much cloud cover there is, how much foliage cover there is, whether there are streams, all of that comes into play. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    I started working for Bethlehem Steel when I was about 16 during the summers. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    I think this, I think basically I'm not interested in people following my work or making work like my work. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    I think you always have to find where the boundary is in relation to the context in order to be able to kind of articulate how you want the space to interact with the viewer. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    I thought Out of Action was better as a catalogue than the honeycomb because the honeycomb was like walking into one compartment and then another compartment. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    On the other hand, if there's an underlying core of poetry that I go to, I go to the sea. I've lived on the sea all my life. I live on the sea in Cape Breton. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    The thing about coming back to the Bay Area, it's like coming home for me. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    The thing about rigging is, you can learn it if you become a master rigger but there's no book on rigging. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    They've also, the government's decided now, what sexual content is. Richard-SerraRichard Serra
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    Work out of your work. Don't work out of anybody else's work. Richard-SerraRichard Serra