Q&A: Richard Serra on His Monumental Qatari Desert Sculpture | BLOUIN ARTINFO Consisting of four steel plates measured by their relation to the topography, “East-West/West-East” spans more than one kilometer in length through a natural corridor formed by gypsum plateaus. According to the QMA, all four of the level plates, each rising between 14.7 meters and 16.7 meters above the ground, can be seen and explored from either end of the sculpture.
Lincoln Kirstein, in many essays and books over the years, loved to blame Duncan for developing modern dance as the cult of idiosyncrasy (A structural or behavioral characteristic peculiar to an individual or group.), as he characterized her kind of rapturous self-expression. (He opposed it to the centuries-old art of academic ballet, which he characterized as impersonal and enduring.)