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Hamish Fulton


Emerson wrote, “The health of the eye seems to demand a horizon. We are never tired, so long as we can see far enough.” Indeed, after thirty years of trekking, Hamish Fulton has not tired of either his signature ritual of walking or the horizons that this practice yields. Nor has the perambulating Conceptualist strayed from his artistic roots, continuing to annotate his activity through text and photograph, as firmly as ever testing the limits of both to convey, as he puts it, “the experience of the walk.”

Fulton’s most recent show, “Walking is the Constant, the Art Medium is the Variable,” comprised understated unique black-and-white photographs from the various journeys he has made during the last decade, in Europe and Alaska, Iceland, Japan, and Nepal. In these photo-texts, the aesthetic of the particular—the height of a natural form, its remoteness from the photographer, its overwhelming

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