Photo credit Nanda Lanfranco / Courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London
The artist spends a great deal of time in long excursions to places where nature is still uncontaminated and where there is no human presence. (...) The circle of stones, the configurations of fragments of wood found along the river banks are a demonstration of his love for places he visits.
Richard Long, Untitled, 1967. Twigs, 420 pieces, 15 cm long each, approx. 218 x 215,5 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Panza Collection, 1991. Installation Giuseppe Panza di Biumo: dialoghi americani, Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, Venezia, February 2 - May 4, 2014. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Richard Long, Sculpture at Galerie Lambert, 1969. Pine needles, dimensions variable. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Panza Collection, 1991. Installation view Collection Panza: Richard Long, Bruce Nauman, Musée d'Art Moderne, Saint Etienne, June 26 - September 6, 1989. Photo © Giorgio Colombo, Milano
Richard Long, Arizona Circle, Chicago 1987. 84 stones, ∅ 240 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Installation Percepciones en transformación. La colleción Panza del Museo Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, November 16, 2000 - February 14, 2001. Photo Erika Barahona Ede ©FMGB Guggenheim Bilbao
Richard Long, Valle Pellice Stone Circle, Torino 1989. Stones, ∅ 500 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Erika Barahona Ede ©FMGB Guggenheim Bilbao
Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo and PanzaCollection would like to thank the artist, the family and the institutions for granting image publishing.