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Earthworks of Richard Long | For Richard Long the art of working with nature is almost always about the journey. He describes some of his works as walks themselves, and other works as sculptures made along his way. In many cases he appropriates natural materials to create new configurations, designs and patterns from them. In others he further splits these geometries in a return to more naturalistic forms.

Profound Earthworks of Richard Long

Earthworks of Richard Long For Richard Long the art of working with nature is almost always about the journey. He describes some of his works as walks themselves, and other works as sculptures made along his way. In many cases he appropriates natural ma

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Richard Long: Walking and Marking

Walking and Marking is the first major UK retrospective of land artist Richard Long since

Richard Long ‘Dartmoor Walks’, 1972 The image records all the walks the artist had made on Dartmoor, each of them a ritualised work of art. The image doesn’t show the different nature of these works but simply records their locations: the lines correspond to the location of each walk as seen on a 1 inch : 1 mile Ordnance Survey map.

points and squares through a coffee machine : Richard Long :: Dartmoor Walks

Richard Long, Walking a Circle in Mist, Scotland, 1986

Richard Long, Walking a Circle in Mist, 1986 I consider my landscape sculptures inhabit the rich territory between two ideological positions, namely that of making ‘monuments’ or conversely, of ‘leaving only footprints’.