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Fulton, Hamish

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/benz/9780199773787.article.B00069095
Fulton, Hamish

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British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1946, in London.

Painter (mixed media), sculptor, photographer. Artists' books.

Conceptual Art, Land Art.

After studying in London at St Martin's from 1966 to 1968, Hamish Fulton went on to study photography in 1969. Fulton is interested in landscape and has much in common with Land Art, although his approach is quite different. Unlike Richard Long - with whom he travelled in South America - Fulton does not intervene on site. He builds his work around the physical impression that a space leaves on the body when walking, first in timeless photographs with brief captions and then, from ...

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Subjects: Painting ; Book Arts and Illustration ; Installation Art, Mixed-Media, Assemblage, and Collage ; Photography and Photographs ; Public Art, Land Art, and Environmental Art ; Sculpture and Carving ; Contemporary Art ; 20th-Century Art

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