Famed American sculptor Richard Serra, the 'poet of iron,' has died at 85

Famed American sculptor Richard Serra poses in front of "Slat," a 1984 steel sculpture, after its reinstallation in La Defense, west of Paris, Dec. 15, 2008. Serra, known for turning curving walls of rusting steel and other malleable materials into large-scale pieces of outdoor artwork that are now dotted across the world, died Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at his home in Long Island, N.Y. He was 85. (Jacques Brinon/AP-File)

Famed American sculptor Richard Serra poses in front of "Slat," a 1984 steel sculpture, after its reinstallation in La Defense, west of Paris, Dec. 15, 2008. Serra, known for turning curving walls of rusting steel and other malleable materials into large-scale pieces of outdoor artwork that are now dotted across the world, died Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at his home in Long Island, N.Y. He was 85. (Jacques Brinon/AP-File)

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