New York, b.1936

Richard Nonas

Richard Nonas is an American artist known for his minimalist sculpture influenced by his work as an anthropologist. His practice interrogates ideas of spatiality and location. His works are often placed directly on the ground and made from materials such as timber, granite, and steel.

Nonas’s work is in the permanent collections of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Metrpolitan Museum, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Richard Nonas lives and works in New York City.

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Biography

Richard Nonas is an American artist known for his minimalist sculpture influenced by his work as an anthropologist. His practice interrogates ideas of spatiality and location. His works are often placed directly on the ground and made from materials such as timber, granite, and steel.

Nonas’s work is in the permanent collections of the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Metrpolitan Museum, New York; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

Richard Nonas lives and works in New York City.

Artworks

Untitled, 1980-81

Related Categories

20th Century Art / American Art / Anthropologic Approach / Art after World War II / Art of the 1980s / Contemporary American Art / Industrial Materials / Iron / Less is More / Materiality and Immateriality / Minimalism / New York / Restrained Expression / Sculpture / Space/Spatiality / United States

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Elemental, Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Collections

  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

  • Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Elemental, Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Collections

  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

  • Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY