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The Hiker

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Guillermo Forchino The Hiker

Product name: The Hiker

SIZE : 18 x 18 x 39 cm.

Product Explanation:

At the tourist office of the Los Alerces National Park in Patagonia, the forest ranger who welcomed me noticed that I had selected the most difficult trail.  Suspicious, he asked me if I was in good enough shape to accomplish such an adventure.  I cannot deny that I felt a little offended.  “Of course“, I lied with aplomb.

I attacked the trail with a strong step, whistling The Bridge of the River Kwai.  The first hour would have been easier without the nettles, mosquitos, blood suckers and the fact that my right boot sole became unglued.

Then, things got a little complicated due to my problems of vertigo and tachycardia, and the fact that the trail climbed up to a cliff of 250 meters between enormous slippery rocks. I felt a little pain in my chest, my heart began to beat a little faster. I took my pulse, counted 140 beats per minute…. and my sight started blur.

Six hours later, when I opened my eyes in the medical evacuation helicopter which was transporting me to the hospital, I asked the medic if I could continue my climb. “Given your state of health”, he answered flatly, “you won’t be able to even climb a stool.”

Guillermo Forchino Story

The artist Guillermo Forchino (1952) was born in Rosario Argentina and lives in Paris France with his wife Monica. His artworks find acclaim worldwide through a collaboration with VMM in the Netherlands with whom Mr. Forchino signed an exclusive agreement to have replicas of his collection and thus created in the same great detail as the original works, in numbered & limited editions, under his personal supervision. Thats why  the collection named “The Comic Art of Guillermo Forchino”. With the development of the replicas of Guillermo’s art, his designs have become available to art lovers in many countries. On this page Guillermo Forchino you will find pictures of all his creations, which can now be found in various shops in many countries worldwide.

Guillermo Forchino new pieces 

Mr. Forchino unveil his new designs twice every year, always surprising the many fans that collect the Forchino artworks. Therefore we invite you to take a look! The artwork of Guillermo Forchino is available in various sizes. However some in the same size as the original, some at 75%, and others at 50%. And most importantly If you cannot find a specific design in your area or in our website, we invite you to contact us. Maybe we can help.

 

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