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Alex Maclean

Waste Channels, Suncor Mine, Alberta, Canada, 2014

Digital C-Type
30 × 40 in
76.2 × 101.6 cm
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London
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Huxley-Parlour
London
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SIGNED, INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND DATE, AND NUMBERED ON PHOTOGRAPHER'S LABEL ON REVERSE OF MOUNT

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SIGNED, INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND DATE, AND NUMBERED ON PHOTOGRAPHER'S LABEL ON REVERSE OF MOUNT
DIGITAL C-TYPE, PRINTED 2015
PRINTED ON 30 X 40 INCH PAPER
FROM AN EDITION OF 9 + 2APS

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Alex Maclean
American, b. 1947
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Alex Maclean is an aerial photographer who has explored virtually the entire continental United States, capturing humanity’s footprint on the natural world. Maclean’s images are shot at an altitude low enough that scenes and structures are identifiable, but high enough to render them abstract, revealing geometric patterns within beaches, islands, farmland, forests, and suburban sprawl. With an interest in environmental issues and a background in architecture and commercial planning, Maclean surveys American lifestyles and collective values based on housing patterns, commercial structures, and environmental interventions such as deforestation. His work combines art and information; a picture of a golf course in the desert, for example, functions as a symbol for access to resources both finite and infinite.

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SIGNED, INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND DATE, AND NUMBERED ON PHOTOGRAPHER'S LABEL ON REVERSE OF MOUNT

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SIGNED, INSCRIBED WITH TITLE AND DATE, AND NUMBERED ON PHOTOGRAPHER'S LABEL ON REVERSE OF MOUNT
DIGITAL C-TYPE, PRINTED 2015
PRINTED ON 30 X 40 INCH PAPER
FROM AN EDITION OF 9 + 2APS

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Photography
Alex Maclean
American, b. 1947
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Alex Maclean is an aerial photographer who has explored virtually the entire continental United States, capturing humanity’s footprint on the natural world. Maclean’s images are shot at an altitude low enough that scenes and structures are identifiable, but high enough to render them abstract, revealing geometric patterns within beaches, islands, farmland, forests, and suburban sprawl. With an interest in environmental issues and a background in architecture and commercial planning, Maclean surveys American lifestyles and collective values based on housing patterns, commercial structures, and environmental interventions such as deforestation. His work combines art and information; a picture of a golf course in the desert, for example, functions as a symbol for access to resources both finite and infinite.

Alex Maclean

Waste Channels, Suncor Mine, Alberta, Canada, 2014

Digital C-Type
30 × 40 in
76.2 × 101.6 cm
Contact For Price
Location
London
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