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Picturing the Land

From the Sublime to the Document

January 31 to April 25, 2004

Picturing the Land

Geoffrey James (Canadian, c. 1942)
Black Lake, 1993
gelatin silver print
81.44 x 88.8 cm
Art Gallery of Ontario
Gift of Alison and Alan Schwartz, 2001
(c) 2004 Geoffrey James


This exhibition, which complements Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky , focuses on the representation of the land and scenic wonders by historical and contemporary photographers. The effects of technology and artistic and cultural perspectives are explored in the work of Carleton Watkins, Alexander Henderson, Edward Weston, Geoffrey James and others.

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