EAST SELECTOR 1996
Richard Long is a sculptor, photographer and painter, one of the best known British land artists. His piece Delabole Slate Circle, acquired from the Tate Modern in 1997, is a central piece in Bristol's main Museum and Art Gallery. HE was born in Camborne, and studied at the West of England College of Art from 1962 to 1965, and graduated from St Martin's School of Art in London in 1968.
Roger Ackling for the past 35 years has made all of his work by the same method: focusing sunlight through a hand held magnifying glass to ‘draw’ onto pieces of discarded wood or scraps of card which he rescues from the edges of our everyday lives.