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Oil Spill #2 Discoverer Enterprises, Gulf of Mexico, May 11 2010, 2010

Digital chromogenic color print
12 × 15 in
30.5 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Toronto
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About the work
Caviar20
Toronto

17"H 21.5"W (framed)
Framed with museum glass

17"H 21.5"W (framed)
Framed with museum glass

Medium
Photography
Condition
Very good condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist verso.
Certificate of authenticity
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Frame
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Edward Burtynsky
Canadian, b. 1955
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Edward Burtynsky’s large-format color photographs document the ramifications of human industry on the natural world in a perversely beautiful manner. Bold swathes of color and rich texture render his images of mines, industrial refineries, shipbreaking yards, and other scarred landscapes from Detroit to Bangladesh, painterly. “Dryland Farming” (2011), an aerial series exploring how humans reshape natural topography through farming in a semi-arid, remote region of northern Spain, evokes abstract painting; seeing the colors and shapes from 2,000 feet above reminded the artist of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica (1937). Burtynsky intends his work to spark “a second look at what we call progress,” which has won him acclaim as an environmental champion as well as an artist; he received a TED Prize in 2005 for producing images that “powerfully alter the way we think about the world and our place in it.”

Edward Burtynsky, ‘Oil Spill #2 Discoverer Enterprises, Gulf of Mexico, May 11 2010’, 2010, Caviar20
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About the work
Caviar20
Toronto

17"H 21.5"W (framed)
Framed with museum glass

17"H 21.5"W (framed)
Framed with museum glass

Medium
Photography
Condition
Very good condition
Signature
Hand-signed by artist, Signed by the artist verso.
Certificate of authenticity
Included
Frame
Included
Edward Burtynsky
Canadian, b. 1955
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Edward Burtynsky’s large-format color photographs document the ramifications of human industry on the natural world in a perversely beautiful manner. Bold swathes of color and rich texture render his images of mines, industrial refineries, shipbreaking yards, and other scarred landscapes from Detroit to Bangladesh, painterly. “Dryland Farming” (2011), an aerial series exploring how humans reshape natural topography through farming in a semi-arid, remote region of northern Spain, evokes abstract painting; seeing the colors and shapes from 2,000 feet above reminded the artist of Pablo Picasso’s Guernica (1937). Burtynsky intends his work to spark “a second look at what we call progress,” which has won him acclaim as an environmental champion as well as an artist; he received a TED Prize in 2005 for producing images that “powerfully alter the way we think about the world and our place in it.”

Oil Spill #2 Discoverer Enterprises, Gulf of Mexico, May 11 2010, 2010

Digital chromogenic color print
12 × 15 in
30.5 × 38.1 cm
Edition of 15
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
Toronto
Certificate
Certificate of authenticity
This work includes a certificate of authenticity.
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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