Richard Long

http://www.richardlong.org/

Been thinking a lot about Richard Long lately, and the systematic way he uses matter. I’m planning a mountain trip at the end of the month to make some work using natural materials and logical systems – pattern, counting, lines and straight edges.

lineperu

WALKING A LINE IN PERU 1972

It’s the combination of recognisably human decision-making and natural stuff that I’m interested in – the fact that even when we can’t divine the reasons why something has been made, we are able to tell that it was made for a reason.

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