ART 130 Austin Community College The Fine Art of Edward Burtynsky Analytical Review


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Edward Burtynsky’s works are included in the collections of over fifty major museums around the world, including the National Gallery of Canada, the Bibliotèque Nationale in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim Museum in New York, the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California. Burtynsky travels the world observing changes in landscapes due to industrial work and manufacturing. View each topic/link at the Edward Burtynsky website:
Read his STATEMENT, BIO. Begin by viewing ( ->NEWS->Videos. (Please notify me of any links not working) View videos on this page (found at the bottom of the Burtynsky web page) and other clips listed here as part of 10 Burtynsky videos required, some may be located through your own research.

Use this outline form to set up your paper:


1. Personal reflection - subjective and based on your opinion.


2. Practicing formal analysis of a selected photo - your choice.


3. Practicing formal analysis of two selected photos - your choice.


1. Personal reflection.


What are your thoughts on Burtynsky's work? How did the work make you feel? What was an immediate response to the work? (300 words or more)

2. Practicing formal analysis.


Discuss one of Burtynsky's projects that made an impression, using the language of art learned in chapters 1-5. ( Galleries on the web page are also called "Projects" ) Point to one Burtynsky photograph by title, as an example. Begin writing about this piece with a well-developed thesis statement. Examine the artwork carefully, taking inventory of all you see to provide a detailed description. Relate how 2 visual elements and 2 design principles are used/or seen by describing the appearance in the photo. How are these used to convey meaning? Demonstrate your understanding of the use of Visual Elements and Design Principles used in Chapter 4 and 5. (300 words or more)


3. Practicing formal analysis.


Discuss two more Burtynsky photographs by title from two different galleries. As you view the images and their content, analyze the photographs for use of visual elements and design principles? Begin your writing with a well-developed thesis statement. Provide a detailed description and relate how two visual elements and two design principles /are used or seen by describing the appearance in the two art examples. Demonstrate your understanding of the use of visual elements and design principles used in Chapters 4 and 5 and used to convey meaning. (400 words or more)

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