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Edward Burtynsky

 (born 1955)
Edward Burtynsky is active/lives in Ontario / Canada.  Edward Burtynsky is known for industrial landscape photography, environment themes.

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Edward Burtynsky


Edward Burtynsky is a Canadian photographer and artist known for his large-format photographs of nature transformed through industry and his investigation into our continually compromised environment.

His most recent project ,"Salt Pans," conveys both the sublime aesthetic qualities of the industrialised landscape and the unsettling reality of depleting resources on the planet, through a series of geometric compositions photographed from the air above the Little Rann of Kutch in Gujarat, India. It is also the subject of a new book published by Steidl.

Often shot from an aerial perspective, the photographs in Burtynsky‚Äôs major project "Water" take on a unique abstraction and painterly quality. Many of   ...  Displaying 750 of 3355 characters.



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About  Edward Burtynsky

Born:  1955
Known for:  industrial landscape photography, environment themes