The American artist Richard Serra is renowned for raising awareness of the concept of site-specific artwork. He works with industrial materials and steel to build large-scale sculptures that are installed in public spaces or galleries. This year, Serra presents another side to his oeuvre in the exhibition Richard Serra: Drawings for the Courtauld Gallery. Using transparent plastic sheets and black crayon, he challenges the conventional assumptions about drawing with a collection of artworks specially designed for the show at Somerset House.
The Courtauld Gallery, London, until 12 January 2014.
Leo Warner – interview: ‘If you put the technology first, you can end up with very hollow artwork’
Warner, design director of multimedia visual artists and impresarios 59 Productions talks about collaborative creativity, working across global as well as technical boundaries, sources of inspiration and how technology should always be subservient to the story
Jedd Novatt: ‘I feel the same tension about the next work as I did 40 years ago - the same tension of wanting to achieve something I’m looking for’
In advance of an exhibition of new works, Novatt talks about his long career making geometric sculptures in industrial metals and discusses the thinking behind them
Anni Albers: Touching Vision
Remaining committed to the Bauhaus ideals of uniting art and design as one field of form-production, Anni Albers’s pictorial weavings and later graphic prints promoted the egalitarian dissemination of artistic forms and prototypes
Jessica Stockholder: ‘Art changes, taking account of the present moment’
Jessica Stockholder talks about her work, which combines painting, sculpture, installation and language in a unique creation that calls for a close personal encounter with the viewer
Fiona Banner: interview
This new body of work at PEER is a collaboration between the artist Fiona Banner and the Magnum photographer Paolo Pellegrin, whom Banner commissioned to explore the City of London through the lens of conflict. She spoke to Kate Tiernan about the exhibition, which includes moving image, photographs, text and large graphite drawings.