EDWARD BURTYNSKY "ROCK OF AGES #14, VERMONT" 1992
Over the years, he has crossed the globe exploring the mark of human development on the earth and its embedded political, social and economic consequences.
Burtynsky’s series of quarries, taken in Vermont in the early 1990s, are widely considered to be the images that cemented his reputation. These images of cracked, fragmented, and abandoned terrains also became a major catalyst in reviving the landscape photography genre. While the image documents environmental exploitation, the overall work has an incredible form and rich texture, with astonishing detail upon close viewing.
Edward Burtynsky’s work can be found in the permanent collection of countless museums, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Guggenheim, the Tate Museum (London) and The MoMA.
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“Rock of Ages #14, Abandoned Granite Section, E.L. Smith Quarry, Barre, Vermont”
Chromogenic print, 1992
Signed by the artist in ink with printed title, date, and edition
AP1 on an artist's label on verso
40”H 50”W (work)
49”H 59”W (framed)
From an edition of 5
Very good condition
Note: additional images coming soon
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