Victoria Sambunaris
American, born 1964
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
Victoria Sambunaris | Observed: The Great American Landscape In Transition,
Hostler Burrows
Yancey Richardson Gallery
Petcoke: Tracing Dirty Energy,
Museum of Contemporary Photography (MoCP)

In her large-scale photographs of American landscapes, Victoria Sambunaris captures the grandeur of nature, marked, sometimes subtly, sometimes aggressively, by human intervention. Though her landscapes align with those of the iconic photographers of the American West, like Carleton Watkins and Ansel Adams, they are rarely pristine. Inspired by architecture, Sambunaris explores the relationship of humanity with the land, as she explains: “I am captivated by . . . the idea of how we inhabit our landscapes and what they become as we forge ahead in our development.”

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