Edward Burtynsky: China. The Next Industrial Revolution (SIGNED)
Auction Winner: acely
Bids are placed for you automatically up to your Maximum Bid
Minimum bid increment: $10    Learn More about bidding
Bid # High Bid Name Time (MT)
14 $340 acely 15:36:14  May 15
13 $330 carla 15:36:14  May 15
12 $320 acely 15:33:46  May 15
View Complete Bid History
Auction Ended
May 15, 2014 3:45 pm MT
China. The Next Industrial Revolution. Photographs by Edward Burtynsky. 80 pp. Oblong folio (15x12 in.) First printing. SIGNED on title page. Clothbound in photo-illustrated dust jacket. 80 color reproductions.

"Edward Burtynsky’s imagery explores the intricate link between industry and nature, combining the raw elements of mining, quarrying, shipping, oil production, and recycling into eloquent, highly expressive visions that find beauty and humanity in the most unlikely places. These images are metaphors for the dilemma of our modern existence: we are drawn by desire-the desire to live well and in comfort-yet we all know that the world is suffering to meet those demands. Our dependence on nature to provide the materials for our consumption and our concern for the health of our planet sets us into uneasy contradiction and feeds the dialogue in Burtynsky’s images between attraction and repulsion, seduction and fear. Burtynsky’s latest body of work gives visual form to the industrial and urban transformation of China, a place where industrial forces are gathering on a scale that the world has never experienced before. If the earth’s resources were up to now under siege through western colonialism and technological progress, then China is on the brink of a sweeping assault on the planet’s ecosystem that is only just forming and is nowhere close to expressing its full impact. "--the publisher

Edward Burtynsky: China. The Next Industrial Revolution (SIGNED)
+ Enlarge

Shipping costs are additional and are based on your chosen
default shipping method, unless other arrangements are made.

Good Luck Bidding!

© PHOTO-EYE, LLC, 2018. All Rights Reserved Copyrights-Trademarks Privacy Policy Returns Policy Staff/Hours/Location 505.988.5152 info@photoeye.com