Richard Long is active/lives in New York / United Kingdom. Richard Long is known for natural material abstraction.
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Richard Long has been recognized for his significant contribution to the Conceptual and Minimal art movements of the early 1970s. He is usually associated with British Land Art, those artists creating earthworks in nature. His works most often include objects and substances taken from nature such as mud, and his pieces document his relationship with the landscapes of the places he visits.
An avid traveler, Long uses available materials from the sites he visits; silt from rivers, stone and wood fragments found on location. Not only are his materials organic, so are his arrangements. Long is notorious for using natural form, creating spirals, lines and circles sometimes even his footprints are incorporated. They express his presence,
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