Lisson Gallery

Richard Long to create epic mud painting for Lisson in the Strand

Gallery's anniversary show in London to include Dan Graham's largest pavilion so far

Richard Long and White Water Falls, Houghton Hall Pete Huggins

Richard Long, the British artist whose works in stone, slate, flint and mud are currently on display at Houghton Hall, a stately home in Norfolk (Earth Sky, until 26 October), will follow-up with a large-scale, ephemeral work in London. The artist is creating a 60-metre-long wall painting in mud for Lisson Gallery’s 50th anniversary show in the Strand. The exhibition called Everything at Once (5 October-10 December) is at The Store Studios, a Thames-side office building turned events space by the Vinyl Factory. The show is co-curated by Greg Hilty and Ossian Ward of Lisson Gallery.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of Richard Long's A Line Made by Walking (1967)

A publication chronicling more than 500 exhibition at Lisson Gallery over the past five decades is also due to be published this autumn.

The show will include the largest steel-and-glass pavilion ever made by the US artist Dan Graham, originally created for a Céline fashion show in Paris last year, as well as large-scale works by Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor, Susan Hiller, Richard Deacon, Marina Abramović and Allora & Calzadilla, among others now represented by Lisson.

This year also marks the 50th anniversary of Long’s A Line Made by Walking (1967). While a student at Central Saint Martins, Long caught a train from Waterloo, found a field somewhere in south west of England, walked back and forth, documented the ephemeral work of land art and so launched his international career.

Appeared in 293 September 2017, 293 September