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Richard Serra: Torqued Ellipses

September 25, 1997–June 14, 1998, Dia Chelsea


Richard Serra, installation view, 545 West 22nd Street, New York City. © Richard Serra/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

This project showcases three of the first sculptures completed in a body of work that Richard Serra has spent the past four years devising. Involving new methods of rolling steel, these large-scale sculptures take the shaping of space rather than material as their primary subject.


Richard Serra


Richard Serra was born in San Francisco in 1938. He died in Orient, New York, in 2024.

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Photo: Don Stahl

Richard Serra: Torqued Ellipses

This catalogue captures the extraordinary first installation of the Torqued Ellipses by Richard Serra at Dia in September 1997.

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