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Richard Long

Richard Long (born June 2, 1945) is a British sculptor, photographer and painter, one of the best known British land artists.

Long was born in Bristol, and studied art first there, and later at St Martin's School of Art in London.

Several of his works are based around walks that he has made, and often consist of photographs or maps of the landscape he has walked over. Sometimes the landscape would be deliberately changed in some way, as in A Line Made by Walking (1967), and sometimes sculptures were made in the landscape from rockss or similar found materials and then photographed. Other pieces consist of photographs or maps of unaltered landscapes accompanied by texts detailing the location and time of the walk it indicates.

Long won the Turner Prize in 1989.

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Richard Long (December 17, 1927 - December 21, 1974) was also an American actor best known for his roles in The Big Valley and The Nanny and the Professor.

Early in his career he appeared in a series of Ma and Pa Kettle movies as one of their sons, Tom Kettle.