Close-Up and Rattis Books pay tribute to the visionary artist Peter Hutton, one year on from his passing.
Drawing on the traditions of 19th-century landscape painting and still photography, Hutton's contemplative, meticulously composed films unfold as a series of tableaux seperated by black leader.
Introduced by Ed Halter – critic, curator and co-founder of Light Industry in New York.
1993 | 20 min | B/W | 16mm
A portrait of Lodz, Poland that exists in a timewarp of sad memory. Hutton creates an empty world evoking the 19th century industrial atmosphere that is populated with the ghosts of Poland's tragic past.
Study of a River
1997 | 16 min | B/W | 16mm
The first part of a seasonal portrait of the Hudson River. This section portrays observations of winter over a period of two years.
2004 | 33 min | Colour | 16mm
A film documenting the landscapes of northen Iceland, as well as a recent work about the Hudson River.
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Part of our Peter Hutton programme: bit.ly/PeterHuttonHaikus