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Richard Long: A Line Made by Walking

£29.99

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"In 1967, Richard Long, then a student at St. Martin's School of Art in London, walked back and forth along a straight line in the grass in the English countryside, leaving a track that he then photographed in black and white. This work, A Line Made By Walking, was not only the starting point for Long's career as an artist, but also a landmark for a new kind of art emerging in Europe and the Americas. In this critical study, Dieter Roelstraete explores how the work's location outside the gallery context and its suggestion of bodily action makes it characteristic of the work made by a new generation of artists who combined the organic, the temporary, the non-material and the performative to offer a critique of the art system and its language, forms and values."

Book in very good condition.

Item details

Author(s):
Roelstraete, D.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
86
Publisher:
Afterall Books

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"In 1967, Richard Long, then a student at St. Martin's School of Art in London, walked back and forth along a straight line in the grass in the English countryside, leaving a track that he then photographed in black and white. This work, A Line Made By Walking, was not only the starting point for Long's career as an artist, but also a landmark for a new kind of art emerging in Europe and the Americas. In this critical study, Dieter Roelstraete explores how the work's location outside the gallery context and its suggestion of bodily action makes it characteristic of the work made by a new generation of artists who combined the organic, the temporary, the non-material and the performative to offer a critique of the art system and its language, forms and values."

Book in very good condition.

Author(s):
Roelstraete, D.
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2010
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
86
Publisher:
Afterall Books

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