Edward Burtynsky Exhibition

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Edward Burtynsky’s latest series of photographs is currently exhibited at the Flowers Gallery in London. The series is about Water around the globe, how we shape it and how it shapes us.

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Burtynsky’s photographs of Irrigation systems in Texas look (un)surprisingly like James Corner’s drawings in ‘Taking Measures across the American Landscape’, which we’ve discussed in the Unit. Drawings on landscape with water.

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(image James Corner, landscape architect, Taking Measures across the American Landscape)

Photographer Edward Burtynsky has published a series of books on his landscape photographs
http://www.edwardburtynsky.com/site_contents/Books/introBooks.html

the exhibition at the Flowers Gallery on Cork Street, London is on until the 23rd of November

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