Edward Burtynsky

(Canadian, b. 1955)

artemia salterns, gulf of california, sonora, mexico by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Artemia Salterns, Gulf of California, Sonora, Mexico, 2012

bay of cádiz, spain by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Bay of Cádiz, Spain, 2013

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breezewood, pennsylvania by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Breezewood, Pennsylvania, 2008

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densified oil filters #1, hamilton, ontario by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Densified Oil Filters #1, Hamilton, Ontario, 1997

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dryland farming #11, monegros county, aragon, spain by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Dryland Farming #11, Monegros County, Aragon, Spain, 2011

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dryland farming #31, monegros county, aragon, spain, 2010 by edward burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky

Dryland Farming #31, Monegros County, Aragon, Spain, 2010

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Biography

Timeline

1955
Born in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
1974 - 1976
Diploma, Graphic Arts, Niagara College, Welland, Ontario
1982
BAA Photographic Arts (Media Studies Program), Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario
1985
Founded Toronto Images Works
2004
Recipient: TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) Prize, Monterey, Canada
Recipient: Outreach Award, Les Recontres d’Arles, France
Recipient: Roloff Beny Photography Book Award for Before the Flood, Ontario, Canada
Lives and Works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Exhibitions

2013
Burtynsky: Oil, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada (solo)
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, USA (solo)
Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Somerset House, London, U.K.
Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY
Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN
Burtynsky: Oil, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winterpark, FL
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA (solo)
Burtynsky: Oil, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA
Burtynsky: Oil, The Photographer's Gallery, London, England
2012
Subverted, Ivory Press, Madrid, Spain

Public Collections

San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, Ca
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
London Museum, London, Ontario
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Gemeentemuseum Helmonds, The Netherlands
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Los Angeles, CA

Literature

2007
Edward Burtynsky: Quarries, Essays by Michael Mitchell. Göttingen, Germany: Stiedl
2005
Sansom, Anna, The Beauty of Progress: Edward Burtynsky's widescreen Industrial Visions, November 2005, Spoon, U.K.
Meyers, William, An Artist in Awe of His Surroundings, October 13 2005, New York Sun, Arts & Letters
Baker, Kenneth, As Nature Bleeds, Edward Burtynsky get the Big Picture, July 6 2005, San Francisco Chronicle
Knight, Christopher, His Aim is True, May 25 2005, Los Angeles Times
Dixon, guy, A Warning From the Wastelands, April 7 2005, Globe and Mail, Review R1 - R3
Goddard, Peter, Terror in Progress, October 1 2005, Toronto Star
Harris, Jeff, The Reinvention of China, February 24 2005, Maclean's
Roderick, Daffyd, Made in Canada: Frame of Work September 19 2005, Arts & Culture, Time (Canadian Edition)
Milroy, Sarah, Burtynsky's view of China Rising, October 15 2005, Globe and Mail, Review, R5