new york: richard serra drawing - a retrospective

a visit to the metropolitan museum should be on your to-do list whenever heading for new york, but now even more so. currently on is richard serra drawing - a retrospective, the very first retrospective of drawings by one of our fav artists: richard serra. the show presents a comprehensive overview of some forty years of his drawing activity. interestingly, it traces the development of drawing as an art form independent from yet linked to his better known sculptural practice. on display are 50 drawings plus a selection of sketchbooks that lay bare the evolution of serra's drawing from the early 1970s to the mid-1970s [on through aug 28]. location: 1000 fifth avenue [upper east]. © richard serra - untitled [1973] - paintstick and charcoal on paper / photography: ben blackwell