This mongraph covers Wright's major work to date. Working predominantly with paint and gold leaf directly on walls, his paintings are often short-lived, only surviving the length of an exhibition as they are painted over at the end of the show.
Richard Wright was born in 1960 in London and lives and works in Glasgow. He has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach; Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art; The Scottish National Galleries, Edinburgh; Jumex Foundation, Mexico City, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; Kunsthalle Bern; and Tate Gallery, Liverpool. John Lowden is a Byzantine and Medieval art professor at the Courtauld Institute, London. Russell Ferguson is the professor and chair of UCLA Department of Art. Sarah Lowndes is a lecturer in the Historical and Critical Studies Department at Glasgow School of Art and regular contributor to art journals.