Half Sun, Richard Long: red tezontle stone from Coatepec, Estado de México and sited at Luis Barragán’s iconic modernist landmark, Cuadra San Cristóbal; 9 x 4.5 x 0.3m 2020; image by Sebastiano Pellion di Persano
Richard Long continues to surprise, translating concepts with Earth materials into tangible interventions. His art seems familiar, as if we’ve always known it at a liminal level, so when we experience his work – even via video or image – a kind of re-cognition takes place, which is simultaneously calming and elating.
Richard Long From a Rolling Stone to Now at Lisson Gallery NY: 6 March - 3 July 2020
ps Hervé Perdriolle, art critic and exhibition commissioner, has just released a book on Long’s land art in Maharastra from 2003: Richard Long - India: work in progress, photos by Hervé Perdriolle.