David Hansen

David Hansen is a curator and a research scholar at the Yale Center for British Art.

At the Met: Richard Serra

David Hansen, 30 June 2011

My wife had never been to New York before, so we decided we’d walk to the Met from Grand Central Station. On Fifth Avenue, just near Rockefeller Centre, we stopped to watch some roadworks: a guy in a front-end loader was laying down a line of inch-thick, six-foot-long steel plates. He would pick up a stack of half a dozen in his bucket, then reverse while raising the lift arms, so that...

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