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image of Five Plates, Two Poles Richard Serra (sculptor)
American, born 1939
Five Plates, Two Poles, 1971
hot-rolled steel
overall installed: 243.84 x 548.64 x 701.04 cm (96 x 216 x 276 in.) gross weight: 29281 lb. (13281.774 kg) gross weight (each plate): 5227 lb. (2370.952 kg) gross weight (each pole): 1573 lb. (713.508 kg)
Gift of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation
© 2001 Richard Serra
2001.27.1
On View
From the Tour: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections
Object 8 of 8

Exhibition History

1971
Art and Technology, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1971.
1993
Gravity & Grace: The Changing Condition of Sculpture 1965-1975, Hayward Gallery, London, 1993, repro.
1996
Abstraction in the Twentieth Century: Total Risk, Freedom, Discipline, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 1996, fig. 215.

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