Richard Serra verb list:

 

“Verb List Compilation: Actions to Relate to Oneself” (1967 – 1968)
to roll
to crease
to fold
to store
to bend
to shorten
to twist
to dapple
to crumple
to shave
to tear
to chip
to split
to cut
to sever
to drop
to remove
to simplify
to differ

to disarrange

to open

to mix

to splash

to knot

to spill

to droop

to flow

to curve

to lift

to inlay

to impress

to fire

to flood

to smear

to rotate

to swirl

to support

to hook

to suspend

to spread

to hang

to collect

of tension

to group

to layer

to felt

to grasp

to tighten

to bundle

to heap

to gather

to scatter

to arrange

to repair

to discard

to pair

to distribute

to surfeit

to compliment

to enclose

to surround

to encircle

to hole

to cover

to wrap

to dig

to tie

to bind

to weave

to join

to match

to laminate

to bond

to hinge

to mark

to expand

to dilute

to light

to modulate

to distill

of waves

to ionize

to polarize

to refract

to reflect

to stretch

to bounce

to erase

to spray

to systematize

to refer

to force

to map

to locate

to time

to continue

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Richard Serra, “Verb List Compilation: Actions to Relate to Oneself” [1967-1968]

TO ROLL TO CREASE TO FOLD TO STORE TO BEND TO SHORTEN TO TWIST TO DAPPLE TO CRUMPLE TO SHAVE TO TEAR TO CHIP TO SPLIT TO CUT TO SEVER TO DROP TO REMOVE TO SIMPLIFY TO DIFFER TO DISARRANGE TO OPEN TO MIX TO SPLASH TO KNOT TO SPILL TO DROOP TO FLOW TO CURVE TO LIFT TO INLAY TO IMPRESS TO FIRE TO FLOOD TO SMEAR TO ROTATE TO SWIRL TO SUPPORT TO HOOK TO SUSPEND TO SPREAD TO HANG TO COLLECT OF TENSION OF GRAVITY OF ENTROPY OF NATURE OF GROUPING OF LAYERING OF FELTING TO GRASP TO TIGHTEN TO BUNDLE TO HEAP TO GATHER TO SCATTER TO ARRANGE TO REPAIR TO DISCARD TO PAIR TO DISTRIBUTE TO SURFEIT TO COMPLIMENT TO ENCLOSE TO SURROUND TO ENCIRCLE TO HOLE TO COVER TO WRAP TO DIG TO TIE TO BIND TO WEAVE TO JOIN TO MATCH TO LAMINATE TO BOND TO HINGE TO MARK TO EXPAND TO DILUTE TO LIGHT TO MODULATE TO DISTILL OF WAVES OF ELECTROMAGNETIC OF INERTIA OF IONIZATION OF POLARIZATION OF REFRACTION OF TIDES OF REFRACTION OF SIMULTANEITY OF EQUILIBRIUM OF SYMMETRY OF FRICTION TO STRETCH TO BOUNCE TO ERASE TO SPRAY TO SYSTEMATIZE TO REFER TO FORCE TO MAP OF LOCATION OF CONTEXT OF TIME OF CARBONIZATION TO CONTINUE

added:

TO ATTRACT

TO WEIGHT

TO GRADIENT