Burtynsky’s work captures wide-angle views of industrial processes and waste and their interactions with natural ecosystems.
Featuring stunning landscape photography, the documentary Anthropocene surveys a new era of human-driven geology.
The photographer’s large-scale images depict landscapes altered and scarred by human industry and development.
Anthropocene drives home the fact that climate change, ecological destruction, and species extinction are all present-day concerns, not consequences to be dealt with by our descendants.
Documenting infernal encounters between human activity and the planet, Edward Burtynsky’s multidisciplinary Anthropocene Project is a grave call for change.
Hot Spots: Radioactivity and the Landscape at UB Art Galleries in Buffalo examines the nuclear past and future of the United States.
On Monday the Canada Council for the Arts (CCA) announced the winners of this year’s Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts, which come with CAD 25,000 cash (~USD 18,700).
Originating in the Himalayas, the Yamuna river flows through New Delhi and accounts for more than 70% of the city’s water supply.
LOS ANGELES — The red carpet at Paramount Pictures Studios didn’t lead to a movie premiere or an awards ceremony, but rather the Lower East Side — or at least its facsimile in the studio’s New York backlot, where brownstone and cast-iron buildings hosted pop-up galleries and bookshops. This was the second year that international photography fair Paris Photo returned to Los Angeles for its American offshoot.
It’s well known that landscape photographer Edward Burtynsky thinks big — big subjects, big photographs. His large-format prints (dimensions up to 48 x 64 inches are not uncommon) match the physical scope of the oil industry, quarries, and ship breaking, as well as their thematic implications.