By Tyler Green
The Modern Art Notes Podcast

Edward Burtynsky is one of North America’s most important photographers. In bodies of work such as “China,” and “Oil,” Burtynsky has conducted sustained examinations of mankind’s use of the planet’s natural resources and of the ways industry has transformed nature. His work has been the subject of dozens of major museum exhibitions around the world, including at the National Gallery of Canada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and at the Corcoran Gallery of Art.

Burtynsky’s most recent show, “Water,” features nearly five dozen works mostly examining the ways in which human societies have re-made the natural environment in an effort to use water. The show originated at the New Orleans Museum of Art and the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans and was curated by Russell Lord. The book that accompanies the exhibition is published by Steidl. “Water” is on view at the Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Va. through May 15.

Air date: Feburary 18, 2016.

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Immerse Yourself in the High-Tech Images of Acclaimed Photographer Edward Burtynsky

Artfix Daily

Explore humanity’s complicated relationship with our most precious natural resource through the lens of internationally renowned photographer Edward Burtynsky. The Chrysler Museum of Art’s winter/spring keynote exhibition, Edward Burtynsky: Water, includes more than 60 large-scale color photographs that form a global portrait of the intricate intersections of humanity and our most precious natural resource. The exhibition, organized by the New Orleans Museum of Art, will open to the public on Feb. 12 and run through May 15. Admission is free.

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Milan : Edward Burtynsky, Agua Shock

By Enrica Vigano
The Eye of Photography

L’exposition Acqua Shock explore la relation controversée entre l’humanité et l’eau : liquide le plus précieux, ressource essentielle pour la vie, une partie essentielle de notre corps et de la planète.

Entre 2009 et 2014, Edward Burtynsky a voyagé sur cinq continents – depuis le Golfe du Mexique jusqu’aux rives du Gange – pour capter le cycle de vie de l’eau. Il a suivi le cours des rivières et a étudié les mers ; il a décrit les différents usages de l’eau, du culte jusqu’à l’agriculture et une fois de plus, comme à son habitude, il a scruté ce qui se passe sous la surface des choses.

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