Books by Richard Long

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  • Mexico        Richard Long        Books        $75.00
  • Catalog from NY Public Library Exhibit        Richard Long                $10.00
  • Five, Six, Pick up Sticks / Seven, Eight, Lay Them Straight        Richard Long        Books / Artists' Books        $40.00
  • No Where        Richard Long        Books        $75.00
  • Richard Long : Midday        Richard Long        Books / Catalogs        $65.00
  • Selected Walks 1979 - 1996        Richard Long        Books        $24.00
  • Postcards 1968 - 1982        Richard Long        Books        $90.00
  • Richard Long        Richard Long        Books / Catalogs        $50.00
  • Aggie Weston's No. 16        Aggie Weston's and Richard Long        Books / Out of Print Books        $25.00
  • The North Woods        Richard Long        Books / Artists' Books        $50.00
  • Richard Long : John Barleycorn        Richard Long        Books / Artists' Books        $45.00
  • South America        Richard Long        Books        $55.00

Included here are a selection of vintage and reprinted artists’ books, catalogs and folded posters by and about the work of British artist Richard Long. Along with other ‘Earth Art’ artists, Long explored the simple act of utilizing the given landscape as a site for enacting artworks. In the course of his lengthy (often multi-day) explorations of the outdoors – through Japan, Canada, Iceland, Ireland and elsewhere – he often made understated gestural markings into the earth which served as both works of action, as well as sculptural pieces later transformed into text-works and photographs.

For his well known work “A line made by Walking,” the 22 year old Long walked back and forth through a small section of the English Countryside. The resulting pathway carved into the earth was photographed in black and white.

From Long:

In the nature of things:

Art about mobility, lightness and freedom.

Simple creative acts of walking and marking

about place, locality, time, distance and measurement.

Works using raw materials and my human scale

in the reality of landscapes.

Last updated 4/23/2015
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