BOOK BRISTOL HOTELS

Richard Long
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Bristol, Bristol
Born on 2nd of June 1945

Long began his career as a land artist while a student at St Martinís School of Art, creating a track in grass in the countryside by walking over it repeatedly then photographing the result. His works tend to be ephemeral, made in the outdoors using found materials that are already part of their landscape, and use simple forms such as circles, spirals, and crosses, though he has also created pieces for galleries. He was awarded the Turner Prize in 1989.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Richard Long?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

4511 views since 14th December 2007

Brit Quote:
Fortitude is the guard and support of the other virtues. - John Locke
More Quotes

On this day:
Battle of Shrewsbury - 1403, French Invade Isle of Wight - 1545, First Lordís Test Match - 1884, Lord of the Rings Published - 1954, Man on the Moon - 1969, Tony Blair Elected Labour Leader - 1994
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages