The monumental work 'Waxing Arcs' was created specially for this space in 1980 by the American Minimalist artist Richard Serra. The freestanding steel walls are identical in form and length. This does not initially appear to be the case because one arc encloses a corner, whilst the other cuts into the space.
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Viewable in Gallery B
In the museum now
|Material and technique||Corten-steel|
Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
|Location||This object is on view in room B|
Height 360 cm
Width 1335 cm
Depth 3 cm
|Accession number||BEK 1577 a-b (MK)|
|Credits||Aankoop Stichting Fonds Willem van Rede. In permanent bruikleen van de Rijksdienst voor het Cultureel Erfgoed, 1980|
|Creation date||in 1980, uitvoering tweede versie 1999|
|Age artist||About 41 years old|
|Collector||Collector / W. van Rede|
Digitising Contemporary Art
|Geographical origin||The United States of America > North America > America|
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All about the artist
San Francisco 1938
Richard Serra started his career as sculptor with works in rubber and neon, molten lead sculptures, film and video. Since 1970 he has produced large geometric...Bekijk het volledige profiel