Richard Serra throws molten lead inside SFMOMA

A glimpse of the installation of Richard Serra's Gutter Corner Splash: Night Shift (1969/1995), for which Serra and his crew tossed more than fifteen thousand pounds of molten lead into an SFMOMA gallery.

Radical Materials

From hurling molten lead to constructing spires from found objects in a junkyard, these artists experiment with unconventional materials and methods, provoking us to reconsider what an “art material” is, and how it's used.

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