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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Les Amis Bids Adieu to Richard A. Long

It was with sadness that Les Amis de Beauford Delaney learned of the passing of Richard A. Long.  He died on January 4, 2013.

 Portrait of Richard A. Long
Oil on canvas (1965)
High Museum of Art

Richard was a great friend of Beauford and has contributed numerous times to the richness of this blog:

Richard A. Long and Beauford Delaney
Special Video: Richard A. Long Talks about Beauford - Part 1
Special Video: Richard A. Long Talks about Beauford - Part 2

He was a donor for the Beauford Delaney Gravesite Project and recently supported our application for funding for a second Beauford Delaney biography and the creation of a catalogue raisonné of Beauford's art.  He was always generous with his time and knowledge.  It was a pleasure to have gotten to know him.

For a beautiful and eloquent summation of Richard's life and work, read the article published by Arts Atlanta at the following link:

http://www.artsatl.com/2013/01/memorium-richard-a-long/

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