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artist , sculptor

Richard Long, British artist, sculptor. Decorated Chevalier Order Arts & Lettres, 1990; recipient Turner prize, 1989, Praemium Imperiale award for Sculpture, 2009.

Background

Long, Richard was born on June 2, 1945 in Bristol, England. Son of Maurice Long and Frances Carpenter.

Education

Student, West of England College Art, Bristol. Student, St. Martin's School Art, London.

Works

  • painting

    • A Square of Ground

    • Turf Sculpture

    • Mountains to Mountains

    • Planet Circle 1991

    • A Line Made by Walking

    • Bolivian Coal Line

    • River Avon mud drawing

    • Small White Pebble Circles Date

    • South Bank Circle

    • 119 Stones

    • Riverlines (detail)

    • A Circle in Alaska

Connections

Married Denise Johnston, 1969. 2 children.

father:
Maurice Long

mother:
Frances Carpenter

spouse:
Denise Johnston