HOME / Art : The big picture. Richard Serra The sculptor who reinvented space. By Christopher Benfey|Posted Wednesday, June 6, 2007, at 7:07 AM Tweet Click here to read a slide-show essay about the vertiginous spaces of Richard Serra. . . . Advertisement . . . Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Art articles. Follow the Arts section. Follow stories by Christopher Benfey. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL Who Said It: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford or Simpsons Mayor Diamond Joe Quimby? Enterprise vs. Millennium Falcon: Which is the Fastest? Is Your State Bird a Stupid State Bird? What It Should Be Instead. Christopher Benfey is Mellon professor of English at Mount Holyoke. His latest book, A Summer of Hummingbirds, about writers and artists in Gilded Age America, has just been published by the Penguin Press. Click here to load comments.