- Richard Long born 1945
- Photograph, gelatin silver print on paper and graphite on board
- Image: 314 x 476 mm
- Purchased 1976
In a field of daisies, Long picked flowers along two lines to form an 'X'. The work existed only until the daisies grew again. He made a more permanent record in the form of this photograph. Long''s art develops through a physical involvement with landscape. During a walk, for instance, he may subtly rearrange natural elements at a particular spot as a way of marking his presence. 'These works are of the place, they are a rearrangement of it and in time will be reabsorbed by it. I hope to make work for the land, not against it', he says.
Gallery label, August 2004
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