To Open […] To Collect […] To Expand […] To Continue

The essay To Open […] To Collect […] To Expand […] To Continue: Richard Serra’s Verb List, Post-Internet Appropriation, and the Culture of the Use of Forms was published in the December 2011 edition of the online journal Pool. The essay looks at the tension between the culture of use signaled by the internet and the culture of ownership embedded in the clearance culture of restrictive copyright law through a comparison with and reinterpretation of Richard Serra’s 1967-1968 verb list.

A PDF of the essay can be downloaded here, or from the Pool site.