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photo Though their enormity is obvious, Richard Serra's sculptures are about more than their size. They create environments that the viewer can't help but want to explore. One of Serra's most recent sculptures is "Switch": six curving steel plates, each 50 feet long and almost 14 feet high. Though they weigh some 324,000 pounds, the steel plates slice lithely through space, as if in defiance of their heft. Elegant as sculpture, yet seemingly impregnable as a fortress, "Switch" is simultaneously an environment, a monument, and an architectural intervention.

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