The Great Travelling Art Exhibition

Using his finger to scribe into the layer of dirt built-up from exhaust emissions, Lancaster-born artist Ben Long creates elaborate drawings on the rear shutters of white haulage trucks. In this on-going series, collectively entitled The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, Long expands upon the daubing and crude slogans that commonly adorn commercial freight vehicles. Dirt ist beautiful! Sometimes…

Bird Truck Drawing I - The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2001, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

Bird Truck Drawing I – The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2001, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

Horse Truck Drawing - The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2002, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

Horse Truck Drawing – The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2002, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

Stag Truck Drawing - The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2007, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

Stag Truck Drawing – The Great Travelling Art Exhibition, 2007, Drawing in dirt on haulage truck, 650 x 246 x 341 cm

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