Long Island, New York 1949
Photo courtesy Roy Thurston
The geometry of the groove creates optical effects which are always different according to how light reflects upon them. Something similar to a gramophone record, from which one obtains the infinite range of sounds of a symphony with minimum variations in the barely visible grooves, happens with Thurston's grooves.
Roy Thurston, No. 91-4, 1991. Lacquer on plywood, 152,4 x 76,4 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Roy Thurston, No. 91-6, 1991. Lacquer on plywood, 76,2 x 152,4 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Roy Thurston, No. 93-3, April 1993. Epoxy fiberglass skin, aluminum honeycomb core, 76,2 x 153,3 cm. Panza Collection, Medrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Roy Thurston, #P, 1986. Butyrate lacquer on birch plywood, 152,4 x 60,9 cm. MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, The Panza Collection, Gift, 1994. Installation Villa Panza, Varese 1989. Photo © Giorgio Colombo, Milano
Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo and PanzaCollection would like to thank the artist, the family and the institutions for granting image publishing.