By Edward Lucie-Smith
A critic and historian of paintings who's deeply immersed within the works and traits of the seventies right here offers the 1st normal survey of the last decade. In a quantity alive with visible pictures which are frequently amazing and infrequently irritating, he analyzes the advance either one of outdated varieties and of recent ones, and gives a coherent framework for the final reader.
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Bourne shared both Long's and Fulton's love of remote places - he made several adventurous expeditions to the Himalayas. These comparisons are well worth making because they enable one to pinpoint the nature of Long's activity and his powerful appeal. He, too. is a beneficiary of what I have called mandarin taste. Indeed, the comparison is in some respects extremely exact. He manipulates elements already present in the contemporary cultural mix - Western Zen, respect and nostalgia for Victorian independence and enterprise to create something which often comes surprisingh close to the classic Chinese monochrome ink-painting with its cryptic, quasi-poetic inscription.