Richard Long

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Sir Richard Julian Long, (born 2 June 1945) is an English sculptor and one of the best-known British land artists. Long is the only artist to have been short-listed four times for the Turner Prize. He was nominated in 1984, 1987 and 1988, and then won the award in 1989 for White Water Line. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Richard Long has received more than 22,005 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Richard Long is the 108th most popular sculptor (down from 99th in 2019), the 1,805th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,677th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular British Sculptor.

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Among sculptors, Richard Long ranks 108 out of 190Before him are Anna Mahler, Hendrick de Keyser, Adam Kraft, Medardo Rosso, Christian Daniel Rauch, and Giorgio da Sebenico. After him are Konstantin Somov, Bartolomeo Bon, Eduardo Paolozzi, Silvio Gazzaniga, Giacomo Manzù, and Dani Karavan.

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Among people born in 1945, Richard Long ranks 168Before him are Princess Michael of Kent, Divine, Don McLean, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Chandrika Kumaratunga, and Viktor Saneyev. After him are Linda Harrison, Douglas Hofstadter, Basil Poledouris, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, Assi Dayan, and Steve Gadd.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Richard Long ranks 1,805 out of 6,924Before him are William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe (1729), Joan of the Tower (1321), Edward Walter Maunder (1851), John Michell (1724), FitzRoy Somerset, 1st Baron Raglan (1788), and Frederick Abel (1827). After him are Edward Cave (1691), John Mandeville (1300), Clive Burr (1957), Billy Connolly (1942), Ally McCoist (1962), and Laura Ashley (1925).

Among SCULPTORS In United Kingdom

Among sculptors born in United Kingdom, Richard Long ranks 3Before him are Henry Moore (1898) and John Flaxman (1755). After him are Eduardo Paolozzi (1924), Tony Cragg (1949), W. J. Coffee (1774), Anthony Caro (1924), Andy Goldsworthy (1956), Barry Flanagan (1941), Antony Gormley (1950), Francis Leggatt Chantrey (1781), and Ronald Pope (1920).