Art In America

Edward Burtynsky

at Bryce Wolkowitz,
505 W 24 St

 

Water—where it is, how it flows, who uses it and for what—gets the signature Burtynsky treatment in this new series of large-scale, finely printed color photographs, each with a dispassionate pulled-back viewpoint, sometimes aerial. The issue of who controls this once abundant resource, and thus life itself, is too important for emotional gushing, one infers from these highly composed images (drawn from a new book and also related to a new documentary film). The ominously beautiful sites examined include a massively crowded Ganges River bank, irrigated Arizona fields, a dam on China's Yellow River and a shoreline power station in Mexico. Other selections from the project appear concurrently at Howard Greenberg, 41 E 57th Street. 

 

 

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