PostArctica: Water – Edward Burtynsky

One of my favorite photographers, and a Canadian, eh? “While trying to accommodate the growing needs of an expanding, and very thirsty civilization, we are reshaping the Earth in colossal ways. In this new and powerful role over the planet, we are also capable of engineering our own demise. We have to learn to think ...

Things Are Good: Edward Burtynsky: OIL

Edward Burtynsky: OIL is the photographer’s examination of how humanity uses oil through photographs. The project started as a display at the Corcoran Gallery of Art and has been translated to book form and, more recently, as an app for iPads. I love the use of art to showcase our relationship with the commodities that ...