Edward Burtynsky

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From a distance

In “China seen by . . ." 14 photographers reflect and try to make sense of the industrial dynamo that is China today.
Intriguing glimpses of China at URI
By GREG COOK  |  November 06, 2007

Deep thoughts

It’s an unassuming feature in a weak time slot set in Farmington that deserves to steal the show this year.
A stunning Maine-based doc highlights third Camden International Film Festival
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  September 26, 2007

China not so fair

Feeling self-righteous about having recycled your dinosaur computer?
Plus Judith Scott and Vietnam
By GERALD PEARY  |  June 19, 2007

It’s the end of the world, and isn’t it lovely

Toronto photographer Edward Burtynsky spent the 1980s and ’90s roaming North America, photographing strip mines, quarries, oil fields, trash heaps, and junk bundled for recycling.
Edward Burtynsky and ‘Altered States’ at Tufts
By GREG COOK  |  February 06, 2007

Beautiful disaster

What we think of as “progress” — urban development, industrialization — has been proceeding at a rapid rate in China over the past decade, with significant environmental and human consequences.
Edward Burtynsky at Tufts, Kara Walker at the Addison, and ‘Works from the Permanent Collection’ at the Rose
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  January 17, 2007

Return to the edge of the world

Photography and new media loom large on the horizon in 2007, with cameras pointed in every direction.
The year ahead in art
By RANDI HOPKINS  |  December 27, 2006