Sculptor Richard Serra to receive the highest honor by the French government

Saturday, May 30, 2015
Sculptor Richard Serra to receive the highest honor by the French government

Richard Serra will receive "les Insignes de Chevalier de l'ordre national de la Légion d'honneur on June 1 at the French embassy in New York.

Sculptor Richard Serra to receive the highest honor by the French government
Richard Serra will receive "les Insignes de Chevalier de l'ordre national de la Légion d'honneur on June 1 at the French embassy in New York.  The award will be presented by the French ambassador to the U.S. Gérard Araud.  “In the long legacy of French artistic history, Richard Serra’s contributions are undeniable. His style has impacted all of our artists, art historians and theoreticians,” says Araud.  
 
The press statement says: “In the long legacy of French artistic history, Richard Serra’s contributions are undeniable. His style has impacted all of our artists, art historians and theoreticians.”

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Luc Tuymans, Flemish Village 1995.  Collection MuHKA, Antwerp

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