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Premiere Lecture: Photographer Edward Burtynsky on Oil

Date: 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 5:30pm
Event Location: 
University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Barrick Museum Auditorium

Acclaimed photographer Edward Burtynsky presents his work in Oil, a photographic exploration of the effects of this critical fuel on our lives. These images tell an epic story of mankind expressed through our discovery, exploitation, and celebration of this vital natural resource. After the lecture, forum attendees are invited to tour the exhibition Edward Burtynsky: Oil, on view in the Barrick Museum’s main gallery.

Edward Burtynsky: Oil, an exhibition featuring more than 50 large-scale color landscape photographs by Canadian artist Edward Burtynsky, will be on view at the Marjorie Barrick Museum in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017. The exhibition surveys a decade of Burtynsky’s photographic imagery, exploring different aspects of the modern world’s most transformative resource, oil. The exhibition is organized by the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno.