Richard Long’s Walk Works in Japan: Transference
Eriko Yamaguchi (University of Tsukuba)
British artist Richard Long visited Japan to create some of his his works. His walk-works do not remain on the earth but disappear when Long departs the location. From his walk-works and his conception of transference, this paper will consider the aesthetics of perfection and imperfection.
Eriko Yamaguchi teaches British art and anthropology of art at the University of Tsukuba. She has been working on Victorian art, especially the Pre-Raphaelites, and British modernism in art. She has published books about the anthropology of art, and articles in journals including Pre-Raphaelite Studies and Arthuriana. She is currently working on the anthropology of images to explore a relationship between images and the body as a medium that produces them.
This conference is supported by JSPS Kakenhi grant number 16K02109.