“Richard Serra: Prints”
Few American artists have had the impact of Richard Serra. Known for his landmark sculptural work, Serra has focused on drawing since the early 1970s, experimenting with various techniques including the use of charcoal, ink and paintsticks. It’s his drawings that viewers will see at the “Richard Serra: Prints” exhibit at Hiram Butler Gallery.
Among Serra’s more famous pieces is a simple litho crayon drawing depicting an Abu Ghraib prisoner; the caption reads “Stop Bush.” The drawing was shown at the 2006 Whitney Biennial (and featured on the exhibit’s poster). Another anti-Bush work is Serra’s variation of Goya’s graphic Saturn Devouring His Son with George W’s head replacing Saturn’s.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Through June 7. 4520 Blossom. For information, call 713-863-7097 or visit hirambutler.com. Free.
Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Starts: April 5. Continues through June 7, 2014
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