Richard Long

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‘I’ve drunk from every river on Dartmoor’: land artist Richard Long on changing the face of art
He started with a giant snowball, then took a walk in a field that ended up inventing a new form of art. Now 77, Long talks about being being expelled from art college, his hiking tips, and the joys of staying close to home

Mark Hudson

15, Nov, 2022 @9:50 AM

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Richard Long review – modern primitive sees the cosmos reflected in mud
The wandering artist’s perennial walks have led him to contemplate sun, moon and stars with the devoted awe of mankind’s early ancestors

Jonathan Jones

11, May, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Performing stones, a murderous puppet and the psychedelic 60s – the week in art
Stones become art, a horse takes fright and The Revolutionary Suicide Mechanised Regiment Band march us back to the 60s – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

04, May, 2018 @11:34 AM

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County diary: lines made by walking
Wenlock Edge, Shropshire Thawing snow highlights the paths people – and animals – take through the landscape

Paul Evans

27, Dec, 2017 @5:30 AM

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Everything at Once review – a trip beyond death and into a cosmic womb
This group show by 24 artists including Marina Abramović, Anish Kapoor, Ai Weiwei and Laure Prouvost doesn’t try to make sense, but does take you places

Adrian Searle

08, Oct, 2017 @1:57 PM

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Poor Art | Arte Povera review – the show that proves Britain's on the blink
What can we learn from these British responses to arte povera, the subversive Italian movement from the 1960s? That it’ll take more than fur sculpture and a daisy cross to outclass the Europeans

Jonathan Jones

21, Sep, 2017 @2:01 PM

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Giacometti, Syria and Richard Long: this week’s best UK exhibitions
Track the evolution of the Swiss visionary’s art, explore the worst humanitarian crisis of our time and take in the pioneering ecologist’s landscapes

Jonathan Jones

05, May, 2017 @8:30 AM

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Syria, sculptural surrealism and Lenin's library pass – the week in art
Ed Ruscha’s urban surrealism heads to Edinburgh, while Norfolk welcomes Richard Long’s contemplative landscape art – all in your weekly dispatch

Jonathan Jones

28, Apr, 2017 @3:11 PM

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Richard Long: 'I'm proud of being the first person to cross Dartmoor in a straight line'
He has walked the Earth, recording his traces and turning them into mysterious works of land art. Now 71, with a new show in Norfolk, art’s great hiker talks about cloud-chasing in France, sculpting on Kilimanjaro – and the paths that lie ahead

Patrick Barkham

16, Apr, 2017 @2:00 PM

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It’s Me to the World review – you may have seen it here first
The gallery celebrates 50 trailblazing years with new work and old favourites by Richard Long, Marina Abramović and more

Laura Cumming

28, Aug, 2016 @7:00 AM

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The 10 best walks in culture
As new film The Walk opens, we retrace some famous steps, from Monty Python and Julie Walters to the Verve

Stuart Husband

09, Oct, 2015 @11:00 AM

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The place that inspires me: artist reveal their secret getaways
The roots of home, a wild escape… most creative types have a place that unlocks their imagination. We asked writers, musicians and artists to tell us about theirs

Interviews by Killian Fox, Corinne Jones and Joanne O'Connor

30, Aug, 2015 @6:00 AM

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