ARTIST ROOMS

Richard LongNile (Papers of River Muds) 1990

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Artwork details

Artist
Richard Long (born 1945)
Title
Nile (Papers of River Muds)
Date 1990
MediumBook
Dimensionsunconfirmed: 370 x 304 mm
Collection
Acquisition ARTIST ROOMS Acquired jointly with the National Galleries of Scotland through The d'Offay Donation with assistance from the National Heritage Memorial Fund and the Art Fund 2008
Reference
AR00599
Not on display

Summary

Nile (Papers of River Muds) is a limited edition book printed by the Lapis Press, Los Angeles. It is usually displayed with its pages open for view next to its slipcase. The slipcase is made with grey hand-made paper with vellum-like edges, and the title ‘NILE | RICHARD LONG’ is printed centrally in red letterpress. The cover of the book is made with orange-brown, hand-made paper and has a spine also made from a vellum-like material. The name of the river ‘UMPQUA’ in Oregon, USA, is printed centrally in red capital letters. ‘RICHARD LONG’ is printed in red capital letters on the spine… (read more)

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