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Published on May 20, 2014
Café des Artistes No. 2: Richard Long With Patrick Elliott and Ruth Burgon.
Neil Cox introduces Ruth Burgon and Patrick Elliott discussing the work of British contemporary artist Richard Long. Ruth will provide an overview of Long's career and Patrick will focus on his own involvement with Long and his work. Finally there are questions from the audience.
Tuesday 21 January 2014 Duration 1:12:20 Credits: Audio Editing- April White at Epilogue Video Editing- Denisa Tomkova, ARTIST ROOMS Research Partnership
Patrick Elliott is Senior Curator at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh. He is an expert in 20th century sculpture and in recent years has curated ambitious shows on Surrealism, Pablo Picasso, Tony Cragg and modern sculpture at the SNGMA. In 2007 he worked closely with Richard Long on the exhibition Richard Long: Walking and Marking, for which Long created several original artworks.
Ruth Burgon is a second year PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, writing her thesis on the use of walking in modern and contemporary art practice. As part of the research partnership between the University and ARTIST ROOMS, she has done close research on all the works by Richard Long that are in the ARTIST ROOMS collection.