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Artist Ben Long Now Calls Brevard Home – Brevard, NC

 

Last updated 8/6/2020 at 4:28pm

Chianino Farm, Italy

One of North Carolina's most accomplished artists has traveled and lived all over the world, but now he calls Brevard home.

Ben Long, a UNC Chapel Hill graduate, is one of the most renowned fresco painters in the world. He is also known for his portraits, landscapes and figures.

Long's career has been, in a way, an endeavor in preserving techniques losing their appeal with modernity.

For instance, Long does not believe in painting a subject from a photograph. His stunning portraits and frescos are all created from models who've sat for him while he sketched and painted their likeness....



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