Richard Wright No Title 2008 gold dashes across a white wall and floor

Richard Wright
No Title (detail) 2008
Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, London/New York, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow, and BQ, Berlin.

Richard Wright No Title 2008 white shelving inserted in to a white wall

Richard Wright
No Title 2008
Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, London/New York; The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and BQ, Berlin

Richard Wright Untitled 2005 black and white abstract patterns painted on to wood panels

Richard Wright
Untitled 2005
Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, London/ New York, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and BQ, Berlin

Richard Wright Not Titled 2005 three dimensional looking red pattern on a white gallery wall stretching from the floor to the ceiling

Richard Wright
Not Titled 2005
Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, London/New York; The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow/Berlin

Richard Wright Untitled 2002 red and grey pattern at the corner of two white gallery walls

Richard Wright
Untitled 2002
Gouache on wall
Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery, London/New York; The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow and BQ, Berlin

Richard Wright creates subtle and exquisite wall paintings that respond directly to the architecture in which they are created. Often awkwardly placed in discreet locations, they combine graphic imagery and intricate patterning from sources as varied as medieval painting, graphics and typography.

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Richard Wright - Turner Prize 2009