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Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Ocula Conversation Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Tessa Moldan, Brussels

With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.

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Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Los Angeles

Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.

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Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Ocula Insight Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Apoorva Rajagopal, Dublin

Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.

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Edward Burtynsky Biography

Edward Burtynsky is known worldwide for his arresting images of industrial landscapes. In order to produce this vast body work, Burtynsky traveled the world, shooting the photographs from 7,000 feet above to obtain the viewpoint necessary to bring the scale of the human imprint on the landscape into perspective.

 Edward Burtynsky’s works are in the collections of more than fifty museums worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris; The Photographer’s Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York.

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Edward Burtynsky was recognized with a TED award in 2005. In 2006 he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada, the nation’s highest civilian honor. He holds six honorary doctorate degrees and his distinctions include the National Magazine Award, the MOCCA award, the Outreach Award at the Rencontres d’Arles and the Applied Arts Magazine book award.

 In 2007, Burtynsky was the subject of the award-winning documentary Manufactured Landscapes, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival. Burtynsky’s new film, Watermark, which he made in conjunction with award-winning filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal and Nick de Pencier, premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.

Edward Burtynsky Featured Artworks

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Basque Coast #1, UNESCO Geopark, Zumaia, Spain by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyBasque Coast #1, UNESCO Geopark, Zumaia, Spain, 2015Pigment inkjet print on Kodak Professional Photo Paper
122 x 162.5 cm
Christophe Guye Galerie Enquire about this work
Chino Mine #5, Silver City, New Mexico, USA by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyChino Mine #5, Silver City, New Mexico, USA, 2012Pigment inkjet print on Kodak Professional Photo Paper
148.6 x 198 cm
Christophe Guye Galerie Enquire about this work
Salt Pan #5, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskySalt Pan #5, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India, 2016C-print, mounted
99 x 132 cm
Galerie Springer Berlin Enquire about this work
Shipyard #14, Qili Port, Zhejiang Province, China by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyShipyard #14, Qili Port, Zhejiang Province, China, 2005C-print, mounted
152 x 122 cm
Galerie Springer Berlin Enquire about this work
Shipbreaking #38, Chittagong, Bangladesh by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyShipbreaking #38, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2001C-print, mounted
86 x 68 cm
Galerie Springer Berlin Enquire about this work
Oil Bunkering #2, Niger Delta by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyOil Bunkering #2, Niger Delta, 2016Chromogenic colour print
122 x 163 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery Enquire about this work
Canola Fields #2, Luoping, Yunnan Province, China by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskyCanola Fields #2, Luoping, Yunnan Province, China, 2011Chromogenic colour print
78.2 x 243.8 cm
Sundaram Tagore Gallery Enquire about this work
Salt Pans #13, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India by Edward Burtynsky contemporary artwork
Edward BurtynskySalt Pans #13, Little Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, India, 2016Chromogenic colour print
48 x 64 inches
Sundaram Tagore Gallery Enquire about this work

Edward Burtynsky Current & Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Edward Burtynsky, Anthropocene at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
Upcoming
26 March–6 June 2020 Edward Burtynsky Anthropocene Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
Contemporary art exhibition, Edward Burtynsky, Salt Pans at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
Closed
12 February–29 March 2017 Edward Burtynsky Salt Pans Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Gallery Highlights at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong
Closed
10 February 2017–31 March 2018 Group Exhibition Gallery Highlights Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong

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Edward Burtynsky In Related Press

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Paris Photo: Tradition and innovation Related Press Paris Photo: Tradition and innovation 14 November 2016, Aesthetica Magazine

Paris Photo returns in 2016 for its 20th edition at Grand Palais. Standing as one of the most significant art fairs for photography, the event brings together a community of visual arts and contemporary expression from over 30 countries that include China, Ivory Coast, Denmark, United Arab Emirates, Spain, United States, Finland, France, Greece,...

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United Nation's first ever group art exhibit on global food safety Related Press United Nation's first ever group art exhibit on global food safety 28 April 2016, Hypebeast

The United Nations is aiming to shed light on global issues surrounding food safety by hosting its first ever art exhibit titled We Are What We Eat .

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'The world we live in: through the lens of contemporary photography' presented by Sundaram Tagore Gallery and Collective 88 in partnership with Ayala Museum  Related Press 'The world we live in: through the lens of contemporary photography' presented by Sundaram Tagore Gallery and Collective 88 in partnership with Ayala Museum

Sundaram Tagore Gallery and Collective 88, in partnership with Ayala Museum, present 'The World We Live In: Through the Lens of Contemporary Photography', a specially curated exhibition that portrays how contemporary photographers document and interpret the world around us, creating images that are both aesthetically thrilling and deeply...

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In Conversation: Sundaram Tagore Related Press In Conversation: Sundaram Tagore 8 May 2015, Laura Thomson

Established in 2000, Sundaram Tagore Gallery is devoted to examining the exchange of ideas between Western and non-Western cultures. Gallery Founder, Sundaram Tagore, is an art historian, gallerist and award-winning documentary filmmaker. He was born in Calcutta in 1961 and manages four galleries between New York City, Hong Kong and...

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