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Edward Burtynsky, Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky
With Essays by Lori Pauli, Mark Haworth-Booth, Kenneth Baker and an Interview by Michael Torosian

Published in conjunction with Burtynsky's career retrospective organized by the National Gallery of Canada in Ottawa. From the railcutting series of 1985 through the most recent photographs of California's oil fields, this fully illustrated catalog covers the entire career of Edward Burtynsky. Characterizing his work as "landscape changed in the pursuit of progress," Burtynsky has journeyed to various sites to witness the extraction of resources, the reclamation of materials and the effects of industry. His large-scale color photographs document the many facets of nature as it is transformed through human industry. His various series, including rock quarries, industrial tailings and shipbreaking yards, strike an intricate balance between a somber reportage and a powerfully seductive aesthetic.

Hardcover
160 pages
64 4-tone plates
Released: Yale University Press, 2003

Signed first edition copies available:
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$40 unsigned, later edition