Richard Serra

ABOUT THE ARTIST Richard Serra was born in 1938 in San Francisco and lives and works in New York and the North Fork of Long Island. His first significant solo exhibitions were held at the Leo Castelli Warehouse, New York, in 1969. His first solo museum exhibition took place at the…

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Kazuo Shiraga

ABOUT THE ARTIST Born in Amagasaki, Japan, in 1924, Shiraga co-founded the Zero Group (Zero-kai) with Saburō Murakami and Akira Kanayama in 1952. In 1955, he joined the legendary collective, Gutai Art Association, and made a series of revolutionary works that the art historian Reiko Tomii calls “performance paintings,” including Challenging…

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Marcia Hafif

ABOUT THE ARTIST Marcia Woods was born in 1929 in Pomona, California. After graduating from Pomona College in 1951 and marrying Herbert Hafif, she planned a year-long trip to Florence in 1961. Hafif settled, however, in Rome, where she remained for almost eight years, painting and exhibiting work she called…

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Martha Jungwirth

ABOUT THE ARTIST Born in Vienna in 1940, Martha Jungwirth rose to distinction early in her artistic career: she received the Monsignor-Otto-Mauer Prize in 1961, followed by a volley of awards such as the Theodor Körner Prize (1964) and the Joan Miró Prize, Barcelona (1966). Jungwirth’s characteristic painting style is…

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