Episode 8: Richard Serra's Torqued Ellipses (1998)

Episode 8: Richard Serra's Torqued Ellipses (1998)
I realized that I knew about how to deal with steel, and I had a feeling for it, and I could use it in a way that it hadn’t been used in sculpture up to that point.
— Richard Serra

Weathering steel. 14' x 27' 3" x 29' (4.27 x 8.31 x 8.84 m); plate thickness: 2" (5 cm). Located at the Guggenheim.

Images via artobserved.com and spenceralley.blogspot.com

Images of Serra's "Tilted Arc" in action.  Images via wikicommons.

Music used:

The Andrews Sisters, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen"

The Blue Dot Sessions, "Turning", "Downhill Racer", "Cloud Line"

Lee Rosevere, "Reflections"

Dar Williams and the WASTM Good Times House Choir, "The Water is Wide"