Richard Long retrospective at Tate Britain: article by Ruth Rosengarten
London Grip has published an outstanding article by art historian and artist Ruth Rosengarten about one of Britain's greatest living artists, Richard Long. A major retrospective of his work recently opened at Tate Britain. Read the full illustrated article at www.londongrip.com .
... In 1964, when Long was eighteen years old and a student at the West of England College of Art in his hometown of Bristol, he went on a walk on the downs after a fresh fall of snow, making a snowball and rolling it along. When the snowball was too big to push any further, Long took a photograph of the track left by his trajectory. The action, ephemeral and recorded in a fairly artless image, was named Snowball Track (Bristol, 1964). It was a beginning ....
Read the full article at www.londongrip.com
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