In her article "Intersubjectivity and Intermediality in the work of Serra" Rocío von Jungenfeld examines the intersubjective space in which artworks are conceived and the cross boundaries of media in order to construct a general understanding of intersubjective perception in visual and plastic arts and an understanding of the processes that determine works of art, reflective perception, and intersubjective experience. Although the argument is that perception is subjective and untransferable, (i.e., a unique personal experience) influenced by innumerable factors and bound to a specific context, there are some elements of perception which can be understood intersubjectively as they apply to human beings in general. The aim of defining these elements of perception is to examine the intermedial nature of and the intersubjective components of works of art. Richard Serra's work has been selected for the implicitness of intermedial and intersubjective perceptual processes involved in the conceptualisation and materialisation of his artistic creations. Serra's artworks are complex entities with multilayered semantics, and so are the processes and the conceptual definitions of the media used in his creations.
Jungenfeld, Rocío von.
"Intersubjectivity and Intermediality in the Work of Serra."
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