Richard Serra is one of the most significant artists of his generation. He was born in San Francisco in 1939. After studying at the University of California at Berkeley and at Santa Barbara, he graduated in 1961 with a BA in English literature. In 1964, he graduated from Yale University with both a BFA and an MFA. Receiving a Yale Traveling Fellowship, he spent a year in Paris, followed by a year in Florence funded by a Fulbright grant. He has produced large-scale, site-specific sculptures for architectural, urban, and landscape settings all around the world. Serra currently lives in New York and Nova Scotia.
Richard Serra is featured in Edition: Small Wonder