Art In America

Richard Serra

at Gagosian,
555 W. 24th St. (open through Mar. 15) and 522 W. 21st St.

Richard Serra is a consummate literalist and a master of transforming the space of a gallery with hulking blocks of unvarnished steel. Though wrong for so much other art, the gigantic expanses of Gagosian's Chelsea galleries are ideal for Serra's works, which derive a simple power from their massiveness. Bare metal-nothing more, nothing less-has never looked so good.

 

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