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Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime

Who:
Photographer, Edward Burtynsky

What:
Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky is fascinated by the subject of the topographical landscape as it has been irrevocably altered by industries that feed the world's appetite for material goods. Burtynsky finds both beauty and repulsiveness in his depictions of mining, manufacturing, consumption, waste disposal, and recycling. Rather than simply decry the human scarring of the land, he acknowledges the conflict between the human need for economic growth and the value of protecting our fragile ecosystem.

When:
August 14 - October 15, 2015
Reception: August 21, 5:30-7:30pm

Where:
The Mulvane Art Museum, 17th and Jewell Streets, Topeka, KS

Adeline Peers Gallery

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Mulvane Art Museum
1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS  66621
785.670.1124
mulvane.info@washburn.edu

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