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July/August 2016
Vol. 35 No. 6

A publication of the
International Sculpture Center
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Ideas Can Last Forever: A Conversation with Richard Long
by Ina Cole
Richard Long, Time and Space, 2015. Richard Long’s practice involves walking great distances in the wilderness, then pausing to make works referencing natural and cosmic phenomena experienced along the way. He uses walking, therefore, as both medium and measure, and his works act as a direct response to the world in which he lives. This way of working offers the potential to make sculpture anywhere and at any time, free from the constraints that can otherwise arise with producing art. Long leaves a mark or arrangement within an ever-shifting elemental terrain that exerts its own laws of regulation over the end result. This is his way of expressing ideas about time and space, and what it means to be human when removed from the cacophony of contemporary life. Long is considered one of the most important artists of his generation, and he has sited sculpture on all five continents, as well as in many of the world’s most significant galleries and museums. ...see the entire article in the print version of July/August's Sculpture magazine.

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Time and Space, 2015. Delabole Slate, vertical arm 355.9 x 54.3 in.; horizontal arm: 354.3 x 54.7 in.

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