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The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment
  • Lucy Lippard
  • Geoff Manaugh
  • W.J. T. Mitchell
  • Reno The Nevada Museum of Art, Reno The Nevada Museum of Art
  • Robert Dawson, San Jose State University
A comprehensive look at the work of 100 contemporary photographers who capture the impact of human activity on natural landscapes. The Altered Landscape is a provocative collection of photographs representing a wide range of artists, techniques, visual styles, subjects, and ideological positions. Organized chronologically, the more than 150 images-by artists such as Andy Goldsworthy, Chris Jordan, Catherine Opie, and Edward Burtynsky-reveal the ways that individuals and industries have marked, mined, toured, tested, developed, occupied, and exploited landscapes over the last fifty years. From Robert Adams and Lewis Baltz, two of the most influential photographers to document environmental destruction in the American West, to Richard Misrach and Mark Klett, who examine abuse of natural resources, these moving images reveal the diversity of voices within the field of contemporary photography. In Association with the Nevada Museum of Art, Reno
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Ann M. Wolfe
Skira Rizzoli and the Nevada Museum of Art
Citation Information
Lucy Lippard, Geoff Manaugh, W.J. T. Mitchell, Reno The Nevada Museum of Art, et al.. The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment. New York, NY and Reno, NV(2011)
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