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Salt Pans, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore,
February 12 ‐ March 29, 2017

Industrial Abstact, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
March 11 ‐ April 22, 2017

Edward Burtynsky: Water,, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna, Austria
March 22 ‐ August 27, 2017


Salt Pans/Essential Elements, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
November 4 - December 30, 2016

Salt Pans/Essential Elements, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, NY, USA
November 3 - December 23, 2016

Essential Elements, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Hong Kong
November 2, 2016 - February 6, 2017

Salt Pans/Essential Elements, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto, Canada
September 29 - October 22, 2016

Essential Elements, Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany
September 24 - December 3, 2016

Edward Burtynsky Aqua Shock: Selections from the Water Project,
Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey,
October 29, 2016 - February 19, 2017

Burtynsky: Matières Résiduelles / Tailings, Galerie d'art du Centre Cultural,
University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada,
October 26 - December 18, 2016

Edward Burtynsky: Infinite Change: Works from the Permanent Collection,
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario,
September 16, 2016 - January 11, 2017

Edward Burtynsky: Oil, UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA,
September 23, 2016 - January 14, 2017

Relationships and Reconfigurations: Edward Burtynsky, Okotoks Art Gallery, Okotoks, Alberta, Canada,
September 10 - November 12, 2016

Houston Fotofest Biennial 2016: Changing Circumstances, Looking at the Future of the Planet,
Edward Burtynsky (featured exhibition), The Silos at Sawyer Yards,
Houston, Texas, USA,
March 17 - April 24, 2016

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona, USA,
July 1 - September 16, 2016

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, February 11 - May 15, 2016

Burtynsky: Photographs From Water, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey,
September 3 - February 19, 2017

Agua Shock, Sala Municipal de Exposiciones, San Benito, Valladolid, Spain,
January 14 - March 6, 2016


Art/Act: Edward Burtynsky, David Brower Center, Berkeley, California, USA
September 18, 2015 - February 4, 2016

Edward Burtynsky: Acqua Shock, Expo Milano, Palazzo Ragione, Milan, Italy,
September 3 - November 1, 2015

Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, Mulvane Museum of Art, Washburn University, Topeka, Kansas, USA,
August 14 - October 15, 2015

The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France,
April 3 - November 1, 2015

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, USA,
February 1 - April 26, 2015

Edward Burtynsky: Water and More, Innsbruck, Austria,

March 4 - May 9, 2015

The Industrial Sublime: Edward Burtynsky, Fruitlands Museum, Devens, MA, USA,
April 17 - June 21, 2015

Edward Burtynsky: Nature Transformed, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA,
April 25 - June 7, 2015


Edward Burtynsky: Water, Flowers Gallery, London, UK,
September 5 - October 4, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Grinnell College, Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell, Iowa, USA,
July 11 - September 28, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Scheublein + Bak, Zurich, Switzerland,
June 14 - July 25, 2014

Water! Neue Fotografien von Edward Burtynsky, Altana Kultur Stiftung Museum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg, Germany,
June 29 - August 31, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Sundaram Tagore Gallery,
Hong Kong,
May 9 - June 21, 2014

A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada
March 1 - May 26, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Galerie Springer, Berlin, Germany, (in collaboration with Galerie Stefan Röpke, Köln)
January 31, - March 15, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore,
March 7 - April 6, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: Water, Paul Kuhn Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada,
March 1 - 29, 2014

Edward Burtynsky, Canada House Gallery, London, U.K.
January - February, 2014


Burtynsky: Water, New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) / Contemporary Art Center (CAC), New Orleans, USA,
October 5, 2013 - January 19, 2014

Edward Burtynsky: The Landscape That We Change, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinberg, Canada,
June 29 - September 29

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, UK,
June 10 - August 18, 2013

Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont, USA,
February 8 - April 21, 2013

Burtynsky: Oil, Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Canada,
June 4 - September 2

Material Matters, UNB Art Centre, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada,
February 15 - April 15


Edward Burtynsky, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont, USA,
September 2012 - 2013

Burtynsky: Oil, Taubman Museum, Roanoke, Virginia, USA,
October 19, 2012 ‐ January 6, 2013

Burtynsky: Oil, c/o Berlin, Germany,
July 27 - September 9

Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA
April 21 - August 19

Burtynsky: Oil, The Photographer's Gallery, London, UK
May 19 - July 1

Burtynsky: Oil, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA,
June 9 ‐ September 23

Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, USA,
May 25 - September 1


Burtynsky: Oil, McCord Museum, Montréal, Quebec, Canada,
October 7, 2011 - January 8, 2012

Edward Burtynsky: L'home I La Terra, Llums I Ombres, Centre d'Art Tecla Sala, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Spain,
September 22 - February 2, 2012

Edward Burtynsky: The Industrial Sublime, (touring exhibition) Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, USA,
August 29 - November 29

Edward Burtynsky: El hombre y la tierra. Luces y sombras, Sala Municipal de Exposiciones de San Benito, Valladolid, Spain,
June 2 - July 10

Burtynsky: Oil, Ryerson University in association with the Institute for Contemporary Culture, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,
April 9 - August 21

Burtynsky: Oil, Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm, Sweden,
April 21 - June 26

Burtynsky: Oil, Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg, Germany,
February 3 - April 3

Edward Burtynsky: L'Uomo e la Terra. Luci e Ombre, Centro Culturale di Milano, Milan, Italy,
January 25 - March 27


Burtynsky: Oil, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada,
September 18, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Australian Minescapes, Brisbane Powerhouse, Brisbane, Australia,
August 13 - September 19

Burtynsky: Oil, The Rooms - Provincial Art Gallery, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada,
May 7 - August 15


Australian Minescapes, Western Australian Museum, Geralton, Australia,
December 4, 2009 - February 14, 2010

Burtynsky: Oil, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands,
November 28, 2009 - February 28, 2010

Burtynsky: Oil,Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., USA,
October 3 - December 13 (exhibit tours through 2012)

Australian Minescapes, Australian Centre for Photography, Melbourne, Australia,
July 17 - August 22

Edward Burtynsky: A Survey, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta, Canada,
February 6 - June 9, 2009

Edward Burtynsky: Uneasy Beauty, Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada,
January 17 - March 22


Material World, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada,
June 28 - October 29

Australian Minescapes, Western Australian Maritime Museum, Fremantle, Australia,
April 5 - June 4

In Pursuit of Progress, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada,
January 26 - April 12


China Works, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastián, Spain,
December 4, 2007 - Feb 9, 2008

Burtynsky Photographs, (major survey exhibition) Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands,
October 9 ‐ January 6, 2008

Edward Burtynsky: Photographs, Canadian Cultural Institute, Paris, France

Edward Burtynsky: The China Series, (touring exhibition) curated by David Brown, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art,
 Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA,2006
 Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida, USA, 2006
 Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2006
 Tufts University Art Gallery, Aidekman Arts Center, Medford, Massachusetts, USA, 2007
 Samek Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, 2007
 The Art Museum, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon, USA
January 15 - April 30, 2008
 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, USA
October 23, 2008 - December 23, 2008


Edward Burtynsky: The Edmonton Art Gallery Gift, Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

PhotoEspana, Centro Cultural de la Villa, Madrid, Spain


Manufactured Landscapes, (includes 24 new China images), Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA

Manufactured Landscapes, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California, USA

Manufactured Landscapes, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Art, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

Entropia, Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain

Burtynsky ‐ China, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA (touring exhibition - see above)


Manufactured Landscapes, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


Edward Burtynsky: Mid-Career Retrospective, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
 Finnish Museum of Photography at Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
 The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
 The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
 The Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California, USA
 Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, California, USA


Burtynsky, Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada

Burtynsky, The Prairie Art Gallery, Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada


Survey Show, Burlington Art Centre, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Vues et points de vue: L'architecture de Borromini dans les photographies d'Edward Burtynsky, &npsp;Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec, Canada


Edward Burtynsky Photographs, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Ontario,, Canada

Vues et points de vue: L'architecture de Borromini dans les photographies d'Edward Burtynsky, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec, Canada


Breaking Ground, - Produced by the Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Exhibition tour:
 Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - 1988
 Toronto Photographers Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 1988
 Floating Gallery - Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - 1989
 Cedarbrae District Library, Scarborough, Ontario, Canada - 1989
 Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff, Alberta, Canada - 1990
 Qu&ecaute;que municipale de Mont-Joli, Mont-Joli, Québec, Canada - 1990
 Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada - 1991
 The Gallery/Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Canada - 1991
 Galerie d'art de Matane, Matane, Québec, Canada - 1991
 Lacham Gallery, Stouffville, Ontario, Canadao - 1992
 Cambridge Public Library and Art Gallery, Cambridge, Ontario, Canada - 1992
 Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada - 1992
 Alberni Valley Museum, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada - 1992


Earthworks, Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada


Earthworks, A Moment in Time Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Landscapes & Greenhouses, Ryerson Photographic Arts Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Hello Robot, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany (Touring Exhibition)
10 February - 14 May 2017
21 June 2017 - 1 October 2017 MAK Vienna
27 October 2017 ‐ April 2018 Design Museum Gent

Nuit de la Photo, (HD projections) La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland
February 18, 2017

Auto Photo, Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
April 19th - September 27th, 2017


Watershed: Contemporary Landscape Photography, Jepsen Center, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia, USA
October 21, 2016 - January 29, 2017

There Was a Whole Collection Made: Photography From Lester and Betty Guttman, Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
September 22 - December 30, 2016

The Conversation Continues: The Collection of James Cottrell and Joseph Lovett, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida USA
September 16, 2016 ‐ January 1, 2017

The Edge of the Earth: Climate Change in Photography and Video, Ryerson Image Centre, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
September 14 - December 4, 2016

Shared Space: A New Era, Photographs from the Bank of America Collection, McColl Center for Art & Innovation, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
September 9 - November 5

Indestructible Wonder, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA
August 18, 2016 - January 29, 2017

Water, Durham Art Gallery, Durham, Ontario, Canada
July 16 - September 11, 2016

California: The Art of Water, Cantor Arts Centre, Stanford University
California, USA
July 13 - November 28

Landscapes Reconstructed, Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Banff, Alberta, Canada
June 19 - October 16

We Are What We Eat, United Nations Visitor's Centre New York, NY
April 28 - June 30

The Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts 2016
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
March 24 - September 5

Water.War, Budafabriek, Kortrjik, Belgium
March 10 - June 26

The World We Live In: Through The Lens of Contemporary Photography, Ayala Museum,  Metro Manila, Philippines
February 17 ‐ March 27

Hydro-Logic, IDEA Space Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
January 18 - March 5, 2016

Gyre: The Plastic Ocean, San Jose State University Thompson Gallery, San Jose, California, USA,
February 2 - March 25, 2016

Sublime. The Tremors of the World, Pompidou Centre, Metz, France
February 11 - September 5, 2016

The 4 Elements: Water, Museum of Breadculture, Ulm, Germany
May 8 - August 28, 2016


Gyre: The Plastic Ocean, David J. Sencer CDC Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
January 26 - June 19, 2015

Gyre: The Plastic Ocean, University of Southern California Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA
September 2 - November 21, 2015

Hybridity: The New Frontier, 21C Museum Hotel, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
April 2015 - January 2016

The Force of Ruins, Palazzo Altemps, Rome, Italy
October 2015 - January 2016

Foto/Industria, Mast Foundation, Bologna, Italy,
October 2 - 20, 2015

Seeing the Elephant, Seeing (MassArt), Boston, Massachusetts, USA
September 28 - December 5, 2015

Water's Edge, Panamania, Union Station, Toronto, Canada
July 9 - August 15, 2015

Industria, Oggi / Industry Now, MAST, Bologna, Italy, May 14 - September 6, 2015

Frontiers Reimagined: Art That Connects Us, Palazzo Grimani, Venice Biennale, Italy, May 9 - November 22, 2015

Vita Vitale, Azerbaijan Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Italy, May 9 - November 1, 2015

Dawn to Dusk: Unsettled, Unravelled, Unreal, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California, USA, April 11 - July 26, 2015

Views from the Southbank II: Moments, Reflections, Intervals, Surry Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada, April 11 - June 14, 2015

Arts & Foods: Rituals Since 1851, Triennial di Milano, Milan, Italy
April 9 - November 1, 2015

A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky in Dialogue with Emily Carr, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, Jamuary 10 to March 1, 2015

Transformation of Canadian Landscape Art: Inside and Outside of Being, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China, January 31 - March 8, 2015

Edward Burtynsky and David Shapiro, Nicholas Metivier Gallery, Toronto Ontario, Canada, April 2 - 25, 2015

Frontiers Reimagined: Art That Connects Us, Venice Italy, Venice, Italy
May 9, 2015 - October 22, 2015


Gyre: The Plastic Ocean, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, Alaska, USA
February 7 ‐ September 7, 2014

Shine a Light: Canadian Biennial 2014, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 17 2014 - March 8, 2015

The Marseillaise / fifteen years of collecting, Huis Marseille, Amsterdam, The Netherlands September 13, - December 7, 2014

A Terrible Beauty: Edward Burtynsky in Dialogue with Emily Carr, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, October 18 to December 31, 2014

Black Diamond Dust, Nanaimo Art Gallery, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada, September 20 - December 13, 2014

Transformation of Canadian Landscape Art: Inside and Outside of Being, Xi'an Art Museum, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, August 10 - September 11, 2014

Creation and Erasure: Art of the Bingham Canyon Mine, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT, USA, May 30 ‐ September 28, 2014

View from a Window, Art Gallery of Alberta, October 18 - December 31, 2014

The Power of Water, Fotodok, Space for Documentary Photography, Utrecht, The Nederlands, September 7 - October 26, 2014

Nets: Weaving Webs in Art, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
July 28 - November 16, 2014

Blue: Matter, Mood, and Melancholy, 21c Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
January 31 - June 30, 2014


Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, UK
June 10 - August 18, 2013

Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Somerset House, London, UK
begins March 2013

Format, International Photography Festival, Derby, UK
March 8 - April 7

Big Pictures, Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Fort Worth, USA
March 5 - April 2

Climate of Uncertainty, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, Illinois, USA
January 10 - March 24

Picturing the Sublime, The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C., USA
October 2012 - February 17, 2013


No Strangers: Ancient Wisdom in a Modern World, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California, USA
November 17, 2012 - February 24, 2013

Down to Earth: Herblock and Photographers Observe the Environment, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. USA
September 22, 2012 - March 23, 2013

America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
September 21, 2012 - January 1, 2013

Newtopia, Van Busleyden Court, Mechelen, Belgium,
September 1 - December 1, 2012

Freedom Of/For/To, The Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
August 22 - December 22

Looking Back at Earth: Contemporary Environmental Photography, The Hood Museum, Hannover, New Hampshire, USA
July 7 - August 26, 2012

Subverted, Ivory Press, Madrid, Spain
February 14 - May 12


Infinite Balance, Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA), San Diego, California, USA
October 11, 2011 - February 5, 2012

Songs of the Future: Canadian Industrial Photographs, 1858 to Today, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
August 20, 2011 - April 29, 2012

The Ocean Reglitterized, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, New York, NY, USA
September 16 - October 29

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London, UK
June 7 - August 15

The Altered Landscape: Photographs of a Changing Environment, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA
September 24, 2011 - January 8, 2012

The Eye is a Lonely Hunter: Images of Human Kind - Ecological Circuits, Wilhelm Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
September 10 - November 6

Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
February 20 - May 15, 2011

The Kasper Collection: Mannerism and Modernism, The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, NY, USA
January 21 - May 1

2010 Weltbilder 4, Helmhaus, Zurich, Switzerland,
September 23 - November 13, 2011

Embarrassment of Riches: Picturing Global Wealth, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN, USA
September 17, 2010 - January 2, 2011

Developed and Undeveloped: Photographic Landscapes, de Young Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco, USA
October 9, 2010 - March 20, 2011

Energy = Labour, Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Berlin, Germany
September 15, 2010 - February 13, 2011

In Light: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA
January 20, 2010 - January 23, 2011

Bearing Witness: works from the collection,Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
May 8 - January 3, 2011

Water: National Geographic, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California, USA
March 26 - early June

The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography, The Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, OH, USA
July 9 - September 19

Prix Pictet: Earth,
Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
March 9 - April 18

The Empty Quarter, Dubai
February 9 - February 28


Vanishing Landscapes/Verschwindende Landschaften, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria, November
14, 2009 - January 9, 2010

In the Darkroom: Photographic Processes before the Digital Age, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
October 25 - March 14, 2010

Earth: Art of a Changing World, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
December 3, 2009 - January 31, 2010

Prix Pictet 2009: Earth,
Passage de Retz, Paris, France
October 23 - November 24

Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, Greece,
December 14, 2009 - February 28, 2010

Moor House, London, U.K.,
October 12 - October 30

Purdy Hicks Gallery, London, U.K.,
October 5 - October 10

Les Visages de l'industrie, Musée des beaux-arts, Le Locle, Switzerland
August 30 - November 29

Substantial Resources, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
April 18 - August 30

Una fábrica, Una Máqina Un Cuerpo, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
October 17 2009 - February 24 2010

Nature Nation, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
May - December

Una fábrica, Máqina Un Cuerpo, Centre de Documentació Panera, Lleida, Spain
May 6 - August 30

The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photohgraphy, New Orleans Museum of Art, LA
May - October (touring exhibition)

Damaged Romanticism: A Mirror of Modern Emotion, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY, USA,
January 13 - April 4

Trouble in Paradise: Examining Discord Between Nature and Society, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona
February 28 ‐ June 28

Prix Pictet 2008 Shortlisted Artists Exhibition:

Thessaloniki Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki
December 11, 2008 - March 30, 2009

Royal Geographical Society, London, U.K., The Intelligence Squared Green Festival, January 24 - 25

Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven
April ‐ May 31


La Grande Image: Histoire de la Photographie Panoramique de 1839 à nos jours, Pavillon Populaire, Montpellier, France
November 6, 2008 - January 25, 2009

Prix Pictet, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France,

Highlights from the Fotographfis Collection, Bank of Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria

Picture the Process: Landscape through Time and Space, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA
December 12, 2008 - February 1, 2009

The Tropics, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
September 11, 2008 - January 5, 2009

Imaging a Shattering Earth: Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate, 
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
June 27 - October 13
Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 
November 1, 2008 - March 1, 2009,

Moving Walls, Open Society Institute, Washington, DC, USA
February 29 through December 2008

1% - Water and Our Future, Hasselt, Belgium
June 29 to September 28

Sound the Alarm: Landscapes in Distress, Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, The Bronx, New York, NY, USA

Shifting Landscapes, Power House Arena, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA

Eastern Standard: Western Artists in China, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, USA

Ingenuity, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium

Relics and Ruins, Instituto Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil & SESC Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

China Works, Center Koldo Mitxelena, San Sebastian, Spain

International Biennial of Photography and Visual Arts, Liege, Belgium


Moving Walls, Open Society Institute, New York, NY, USA,

We are All Photographers Now!, Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

A History of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

Imaging a Shattering Earth, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax

Ingenuity, Gulbekian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal


C On Cities, Venice Bienalle, Pavillion Padiglione Italia, Giardini della Biennale, Venice, Italy

Imaging Asia in Documents, 1st Photo Biennale, Daegu , Korea

The photographic document: Aspects & Transformations, Photography Museum of Thessaloniki, Greece

Made in China, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Modern Times: Work, Machinery and Automation in the Arts of 1900, Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy

Imaging a Shattering Earth, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA), Contact Photo Festival, Toronto, Ontario, Canada,


Imaging a Shattering Earth: Contemporary Photography and the Environmental Debate, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA

Disaster Topographics, Toronto Photographer's Workshop, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Industry and Entropy, Freedman Gallery, Albright College Center for the Arts, Reading, Pennsylvania, USA, (cat)

In Praise of Plenty, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA


Altered Landscape: The Carol Franc Buck Collection, Norsk Museum for Fotografi ‐ Preus Fotomuseum, Horten, Norway & Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA


New Acquisitions: New Work / New Directions3 / Contemporary Selections, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

Altered States: Landscape Transformation in the Wake of Progress, University Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA


Detourism, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Constructed Identities: Edward Burtynsky & Suzy Lake, Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington, Ontario, Canada

Site/Seeing, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Virgin Land, Nassauischer KunstVerein, Weisbaden, Germany

The Sudbury Basin: Industrial Topographies, The Art Gallery of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada


On the Nature of Landscape, Mt. Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, Massachusetts, USA


Work, Workers, Works: Rearranging the Land, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Big Picture, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY, USA


Before the Land Behind the Camera, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Canada


Burtynsky/Maynard, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario, Canada


Embodied Spaces, Le Mois de la Photo, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (cat)


Beau: A Reflection on Beauty of Nature in Photography, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (cat)


Tainted Prospects: Photographers and the Compromised Environment, Co-curated by John Pfahl and Sandra Olsen, Castellani Art Museum, Lewiston, New York, NY, USA (cat)


The Landscape: Eight Canadian Photographers, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada (cat)

Le Mois de la Photo, Curator: Katy McCormick, Concordia University, Montréal, Québec, Canada


Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA, (book), 
Exhibition tour:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas - 1989
National Building Museum, Washington, D.C. - 1990
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal‚ Québec - 1990
Vancouver Museum, Vancouver, British Columbia - 1991
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario - 1992
Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario - 1992

Structure and Landscape in Contemporary Canadian Photography, Art Gallery of Northumberland, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

What is Photography: 150 Years of Photography, Prague, Czechoslovakia (cat)


Focus '87, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario


Transitions: The Landscape, Produced and toured by The National Film Board (now CMCP)
Exhibition tour:
The Photo Gallery, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada - 1982
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada - 1982
The Canadian Centre of Photography, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - 1983
The Photography Gallery, La Jolla, S. California, USA- 1983

2016 Lifetime Achievement in the Arts, 
, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada

Governor General's Awards in Visual and Media Arts


Rogers Best Canadian Film Award, Canadian Screen Awards, Watermark - Best Feature Length Documentary - March 2014

Toronto Film Critics Association, "TFCA Names 'Watermark' Best Canadian Film." January 7.


Honorary Degree - Doctor of Arts degree from Middlebury College, Vermont, USA

Honorary Doctoral Degree - University of British Columbia, Canada


Tiffany Mark Award - honors men and women who, through their professional or philanthropic endeavours, make a difference to their community.

2011 National Magazine Awards, Gold Prize: Conceptual Photography, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

MOCCA award, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Honorary Degree - Doctor of Laws, Mt. Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis - Silver Award, Burtynsky: Oil

2010 Kraszna-Krausz Book Award, UK, for Burtynsky: Oil
2009 Prix Pictet, London, UK, Nomination & Short Listed
2008 Planet in Focus Media/Industry Eco-Hero Award

Canadian Environment Awards: Ideas for Life

Prix Pictet, London, UK, Nomination & Short Listed

Deutscher Börse Prize, Nomination, London, UK

Ideas for Life Award, Canadian Environment Awards

Toronto Friends of the Visual Arts, Achievement Award

ICP Infinity Award, Art category, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, USA

Deutscher Fotobuchpreis - for Burtynsky: Quarries


Honorary Degree, - Doctor of Laws, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada

Honorary Degree, - Doctor of Fine Arts in Photography Study, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Honorary Degree, - Doctor of Fine Arts, Montserrat College of Art, Boston, USA


Officer of the Order of Canada,

Rogers Best Documentary Film Award, - Manufactured Landscapes, Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky

Flying Elephants Foundation Fellowship,


TED Prize, - (inaugural) Monterrey, California, USA


The Rencontres d'Arles Outreach Award, Arles, France


Roloff Beny Book Award, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Applied Arts Magazine,  ‐ Photographic Book Award

Governor General of Canada Delegate, Circumpolar State Visit to Finland and Iceland

Royal Canadian Academy of Arts, Academician's Honours

National Magazine Awards Foundation, Photojournalism Silver Award


University Forum Lecture: University of Las Vegas, Marjorie Barrick Museum
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, Photographer Edward Burtynsky on Oil
November 2, 2016
Water, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta, March 5, 2015, 7 p.m.
Idea City, Toronto Ontario, Canada June 18-20, 2014
Canadian Water Summit, Toronto Ontario, Canada June 18, 2014
International Center of Photography, February 19, 2014
McMichael Canadian Collection, Kleinburg, Ontario, Canada, August 24, 2013
The Walrus Foundation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 4, 2013
Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 31, 2013
Princeton Environmental Institute, Environmental Humanities in a Changing World Conference, Princeton, New Jersey, USA, March 8 - 9, 2013
Conversations from the Toronto Art World, Canadian Art Foundation, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 6, 2012
Governor General's Canadian Leadership Conference, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, June 2, 2012
Calgary's International Festival of the Arts: The High Performance Rodeo, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, January 24, 2012
Hood Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA, May 11, 2012
Royal College of Art, London, UK, January 2012
DOT (Design Our Tomorrow) Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York, NY, USA
The Long Now Foundation, San Francisco, California, USA
Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
World Summit on Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Society for Photographic Education Conference, Denver, Colorado, USA
Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Trudeau Foundation Annual Conference, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Corcoran Gallery / Museum, Washington, DC, USA
Art Resources in Teaching, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Havergal College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bishop Strachan School, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Montserrat College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Netherlands
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, Netherlands
University of Toronto, Canada
National Geographic Society, Washington
ORACLE conference, Chicago, Illinois, USA
TED Conference, Monterey, California, USA
Parsons Lecture, Parsons New School for Design, New York, NY, USA
Idea City, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Natural City Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY, USA
Finnish Museum of Photography at Cable Factory, Helsinki, Finland
Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec, Canada
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Kodak Lecture Series, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Kodak Lecture Series, Ryerson Polytechnical University, Toronto, Ontario


Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, NY, USA
Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD, USA
Bibliothèque National, Paris, France
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
CincinNatti Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Florida, USA
Fondation Arts et Culture, Jouxtens-Mezery, Switzerland
Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Canada
George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, USA
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
Hall Art Foundation, New York, USA
Haggerty Museum, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Kaspar Collection, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York, NY, USA
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada
Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA
London Museum, London, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie, Ontario, Canada
MAST Foundation, Bologna, Italy
McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Musée d'art Contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA, USA
National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
National Heritage Board, Singapore
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV, USA
Owens Art Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, USA
Pier 24, San Francisco, USA
Presentation House, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain
Ryerson Polytechnic University/School of Image Arts, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, USA
San José Museum of Art, San José, CA, USA
Saint Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO, USA
Scottsdale Museum of Contempoary Art, Linhart Collection, Scottsdale, AZ, USA
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, USA
Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN. USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of KS, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tate Modern, London, UK
Thessaloniki Museum of Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Tom Thompson Memorial Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada
Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, UK
Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
Wilson Centre for Photography, London, UK
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


Ackerman & Co. Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Air Canada, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Allied, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Arrow Hedge, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bank of Nova Scotia, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Bennett Jones
Beutal, Goodman, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Blackburn Group, London, Ontario, Canada
Blaney, McMurtry, Stappells, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
BMO, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Boston Red Sox, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
CB Richard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ciba-Geigy Canada Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, Canada
CI Funds
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
Cafritz Interests, Washington, DC, USA
Charles Schwab & Co.
Chase Bank, New York, NY, USA
Claridge Incorporated
Delaney Capital
Devon Petroleum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Dow Jones, New York, NY, USA
Elton John Foundation, London, UK
Encana Resources, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Fidelity Investments
Foreign Affairs Canada
Goldman Sachs
Granite Club, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Grosvenor Capital Management, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Hunt Oil Company, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
INCO, Head Office, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J.P. Morgan Bank
Kelly Company, New York, NY, USA
Lax, O'Sullivan, Cronk
Lenczner, Slaught, Royce, Smith, Griffen, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Likrilyn Capital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
London Life, London, Ontario, Canada
LW Capital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington, USA
Morris, Rose, Ledgett, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
McCarthy, Tetrault
McMillan, Binch
National Bank, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Novell, Incorporated
OMERS, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
ONEX, New York, NY, USA
Ontario Mining Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ontario Public Service Employees Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ove Arup & Partners International, London, UK
The Parnassus Foundation, New York, NY, USA
Phillip Morris Corporation, New York, NY, USA
Pictet & Cie, Geneva, Switzerland
Power Corporation, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Price Waterhouse
Refco Group, Ltd.
Royal Bank
Schulich School of Business
Sunlife of Canada
Swiss Bank
Swiss Re Life and Health
TD Bank, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Teleglobe Canada, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Templeton Management
Tory, Tory, Deslauriers & Binnington
TransAlta, Corporation, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Tremblanc Capitol, New York, NY, USA
Vertical Screen Inc., Warminster, PA, USA
Wood Gundy, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Arnold, Hadley. "Hydo-Logics: Ideo, Teleo and Onto." in Hydro-Logic, 2016. | PDF

Burtynsky, Edward. "Green Education" in Creative Image, 2016. | PDF

Khatchadourian, Raffi. "The Long View: Edward Burtynsky's quest to photograph a changing planet." in The New Yorker Magazine, December 2016. | PDF

Peck, Thomas. "EDWARD BURTYNSKY: Water, Agriculture & Abstract Beauty," in On Landscape Magazine, September, 2016. | PDF

Shore, Robert. " Toxicity's Sublime Seductions: Edward Burtynsky." in Elephant Magazine, 2016. | PDF

Sooke, Alastair. "Edward Burtynsky: the photographer finding art in rivers of toxic waste," in The Telegraph, September, 2016. | PDF

Wainwright, Oliver. "Edward Burtynsky on his ravaged Earth shots: We've reached peak everything," in The Guardian, September, 2016. | PDF

Wallis, Stephen. "Edward Burtynsky and Robert Polidori's Shared Visions," in The Wall Street Journal, September, 2016. | PDF

"Flowers Gallery to show Edward Burtynsky Salt Pans," in Photography Magazine, September, 2016. | PDF

"Edward Burtynsky: Essential Elements," in Port Magazine, September, 2016.

O'Brian, John. "Introduction: Through a Radioactive Lens," in Camera Atomica, 2015. | PDF

Bland, Jared. "Why We Love the Art we Love: Edward Burtynsky on the beauty of photography" in The Globe and Mail, June 6, 2015. | PDF

Mooallem, Jon. "Red Dirt," in The New York Times Magazine, October 25, 2015.


Henderson, Christine Rose. "Contemporary Ruins: Politics and Aesthetics Beyond the Melancholy Imagination." 2014. Doctoral Dissertation, York University. | PDF

Nadzam, Bonnie, and Dale Jamieson. "Art and Evil: On the Photography of Edward Burtynsky." Tweed's magazine of literature & art, 2014. | PDF

Pittman, Patrick. "Watermark." Smith journal, 2014. | PDF

Romer, Amy. "Edward Burtynsky's photographs are the industrial landscape sublime." 2014. Essay, Falmouth University. | PDF

Whyte, Murray. Galleries West, spring, p. 32-35. | PDF


Baird, Daniel. "Planet Water: Edward Burtynsky Embarks on a New Film Partnership." Canadian Art, summer, p. 86 - 93, 2013. | PDF

Bargmann, Julie. "Troubled Beauty." Changing Views: Photography and Environmental Action. Virginia: University of Virginia, 2013. | PDF

Boettger, Suzaan. "Oil on Paper. The Brooklyn Rail, April 3, 2013. | PDF

Bossen, Howard, Eric Freedman, and Julie Mianecki. "Hot Metal, Cold Reality: Photographers Access to Steel Mills." Visual Communication Quarterly, Vol. 20, Number 1, pg. 4-19, 2013. | PDF

Campany, David. "What on Earth? Photography's Alien landscapes." Aperture Magazine, 2013. | PDF

Davidson, Barbara. "ReFramed: Necessity of Life." Los Angeles Times, December 1, 2013. | PDF

Fitzpatrick, Blake. "Interview with Edward Burtynsky." POV Magazine, issue 91, 2013. | PDF

Schuster, Joshua. "Between Manufacturing and Landscapes: Edward Burtynsky and the Photography of Ecology." Photography & Culture, Vol. 6, Issue 2, July 2013. | PDF

Segovia, Cintia.Alien - Nation. Northridge: California State University, 2013. | PDF


Campeau, Sylvain. "Between the Perceptible and the Ethical." Ciel Variable 91. | PDF

Curcio, Seth. "The Big Picture: An interview with Edward Burtynsky." Beautiful Decay, July 4. | PDF

Pappas, Steven M. "BARRE - Edward Burtynsky has a thing for Vermont quarries." Times Argus, July. | PDF

Hayes, Kenneth. "Sudbury's Image." Prefix Photo 25. | PDF

Yan, Zhou. "Displaced Cultural Landscape and Manufactured Landscapes: The Three Gorges project in Art." Yishu Journal of Contemporary Chinese Art. | PDF


Angel, Sara. "Refined Crude." Eye Weekly, Toronto, April 14-21, p. 18-19.

Clark, David. "Icons of Photography, Edward Burtynsky 1955-present." Amateur Photographer, London, February 5, p. 37-38.

Enright, Robert. "The Fine and Excruciating Construction of the World." Border Crossings, March, p.22-37.

Godard, Peter. "Labour of Love." The Toronto Star, Toronto, February 3, p. E1, E7.

Hodgson, Francis. "Seductive Obsolescence." Financial Times Weekend, London, p. L, A8.

Keats, Jonathon. "The Grim and Beautiful Vision of Edward Burtynsky." Men's Journal, New York, NY, USA, April, p. 78-83.

Roth, Paul. "Edward Burtynsky: Oil." Contact: Figure + Ground, May, p. 54-61.

Rydell, Malena. "Dump Master." Fotografiska, Stockholm, Sweden, p. 16-19.

Singer, Peter, Bernardo Kliksberg, and Kristin Shrader-Frechette. Values and Ethics for the 21st Century. BBVA, 2011.

Viau, Par Rene. "Une Beaute Contaminée." Vie des Arts, winter #221, p. 48.

Vigano, Enrica. "Edward Burtynsky: L'uomo e la terra." Luci e ombre, Centro Culturale di Milano, Italy, (cat.).


Abadjian, Laurent. "Un Monde de Brut."‚  Telerama, Paris, France, July, p.27.

Axsom, Richard H. (ed). "100 Years 100 Works of Art." Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan, p.200-201.

Ballamingie, Patricia. "Edward Burtynsky's China photographs: A multidisciplinary reading." Environments: a journal of interdisciplinary studies, Waterloo, #37, p. 67-92.

Boetzkes, Amanda. "Waste and the Sublime Landscape." RACAR, p. 22-31.

Burtynsky, Edward. Pentimento, Burtynsky Studio, September, hardcover/softcover/folio editions.

 "Edward Burtynsky: Beaute Coupable." Azart Photographie, Paris, France, p.76-83.

Grande, John K. "Oil & Water." CV86, Montreal, September #86, p. 96-98.

Hodgson, Francis. "Edward Burtynsky: Oil." Portfolio, May, p. 22-33.

Jacob, Didier. "La Maree Noire vue de Ciel." Le Nouvel Observateur, July 8, p. 98- 100.

McCusker, Carol. "An Uneasy Contradiction: Surveying the career of Edward Burtynsky." Color, July, p. 36-51.

Milroy, Sarah." Edward Burtynsky: Deepwater Blues." Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada, fall, pp. 110-117.

Soberano, Amy. "Production Studio." Lifestyles Magazine, New York, NY, USA, winter #230, P. 52-57.

Sozanski, Edward J. "Ravaged landscapes, ugly yet not." The Philadelphia Enquirer, Philadelphia, July 28, H4A.

Stockdale, Douglas. "Edward Burtynsky - Oil." The Photo Book, April 14, 2010. "The Still Photograph: Embedding Images in Our Mind." Nieman Reports, spring #64, p. 98-100.x


Acosta, Jimena. "The Aesthetics of the Plunder." Arquine, Mexico, summer #48, p. 44-47.

"Australian Minescapes." Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne, Germany (cat.).

Burtynsky, Edward. BURTYNSKY - OIL, Göttingen, Germany: Steidl Verlag, October, 216 pages.

Blackwell, Lewis. "Photo Wisdom." Nelson Education, California, p. 58-63.

Cammaer, Gerda. "Praxis: Film Review - Edward Burtynsky's Manufactured Landscapes: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Creating Moving Still Images and Stilling Moving Images of Ecological Disasters." Environmental Communication, March, p. 121-130.

Clark, David. "Photography in 100 Words." Argentum, London, November, p. 28.

Criteria, Keimeno. "Oil." Epsilon 968, Greece, November 1, p. 9, 15.

 "Edward Burtynsky at Huis Marseille, Amsterdam." Saatchi-Online TV & Magazine, December 2.

Foster, Alasdair. "The Spinifex Effect." FOTOFREO, September 26.

Gilbert, Emily. "Beyond Survival? Wilderness and Canadian National Identity Into the Twenty-First Century." British Journal of Canadian Studies.

Juniper, Tony. "Enough Hot Air - Here" The Times, November 7.

Kaldis, P. "Meta Industrial Landscape." Photo Mag, Greece. February #182, p. 34-35.

Knelman, Martin. "Burtynsky's Oil Apocalypse." The Toronto Star, October 21, p. E1, E7.

Laviolette, Mary-Beth. "Man Made Space." Swerve, Calgary, Canada, February, p. 25.

Patalay, Ajesh. "Blighted and Beautiful." Telegraph Magazine, London, UK, November 21, p. 34-40.

Remy, Patrick. "Qu'est-Ce-Que La Photographie Aujourd'Hui?" Paris: Beaux Arts, Paris, France, November, p. 84-85.

Risch, Conor. "Edward Burtynsky: Economies of Scale." PDN, October 30.

Sass, Julie, and Emily Handlin. "Trouble in Paradise." Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, USA, p. 56-59.


Barth, Nadine. "Verschwindende Landschaften." Dumont, Cologne, Germany, spring.

Baillargeon, Claude. "Affinity and Dialectic in Twice Removed." Nicholas Metivier Gallery, April 2008.

Burns, Taylor. "Tip-toeing across the Void." Queens University The Journal, September 30, 2008.

Campbell, Craig. "Residual Landscapes and the Everyday." Space and Culture, Edmonton, Canada, February, 39-50.

Davies, John. "Edward Burtynsky: The photographer who's out to save the world from itself." Art World, p. 126-128.

Feindel, Andrew. "How Successful Canadians Got Started." KICKSTART, spring, p. 149-154.

 "Rock of Ages." Kaze No Tabibito #35, Tokyo, Japan. December, p. 25-44.

Forbes, Duncan. "Edward Burtynsky's Negative Sublime" Portfolio Magazine, Photography Workshop Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland. May #47, p. 4, 18, 21.

Grande, John K. "Interview with Edward Burtynsky." Grand Tour- Perspecta 41, June, p.153-158

Harding, Stephan. "Intelligent Growth." Resurgence Magazine, Devon, U.K., March/April #247, p. 12-13.

LIFE Magazine: CHINA, April 2008, 16-33.

Laurence, Robin. "Edward Burtynsky." Border Crossings, Winnipeg, Canada, (June #110-2) p. 80.

"Picture Power: The Cost of Progress." Newsweek, Beijing, China, July, p. 84-87.

Poole, Di. "New Quarries." Next Level, autumn, p. 70-77.

Van Der Have, Gert - Jan. "Photographic Insight into Awe-inspiring Industry." Recycling International, May, p. 97.

Williams, Rosalind. "Edward Burtynsky." Tendencias, Madrid, Spain, p. 58.


A User's Guide for the 21st Century. New York, NY, USA: Worldchanging, January, 600 pages.

"Age of Extraction."  The Walrus Magazine, Toronto, Canada. (July/August) p. 32-34.

Burtynsky, Edward. BURTYNSKY - QUARRIES. Germany: Steidl, October, 192 pages.

Edgar, Ray. "The Price of Power: How effective is art in politics? Edward Burtynsky's dilemma. Monument Magazine, June, 48-52, 90.

"Histoire - Geographie Terminales. Editions Magnard, Paris, France, June.

Jacobs, Karrie. "Searching For the Future." Metropolis, Architecture & Design, New York, NY, USA. January, p.42.

Lombino, Mary-Kay. "Utopia Land: Utopian Mirage." Loeb Art Centre: Vassar College, New York, NY, USA, May.

Marchessault, Janine. "Manufacturing Humanism: Steichen/Burtynsky." PREFIX PHOTO #15, May 2007, 55-67.

Remy, Patrick. "Qu'est-ce Que La Photographie Aujourd'hui? Beaux Arts Magazine, May 11, 2007.

Shuttleworth, Joanne. "Edward Burtynsky's Beleaguered Beauty. Guelph Mercury, sec. B1, B3, January 26, 2007.

Smyth, Diane. "Another Planet: Cover Story." The British Journal of Photography, August 15, 2007, 18-27.


Ahrens, Tina. "La Bella Cicatriz / The Beautiful Scar." Ojo De Pez, The Fall of Nature, November, p. 14-27.

"Augmented Landscapes." Pamphlet Architecture 28, New York, NY, USA: Princeton Architectural Press, March.

Bais, Karolien. "Groen China." P+: People, Planet, Profit, p. 52-54.

Burtynsky, Edward. "The Rice of China, Edward Burtynsky's view on China." Dam 6, 20 countries. April/May, p.22-29.

Cheetham, Mark. "Natural Anxieties." The Walrus, Toronto, Canada, April, p.83.

C International Photo Magazine. Ivory Press (two editions: English/Chinese and Spanish/Japanese) June, Issue #2.

Coupland, Douglas. "Photography in Canada." Carte Blanche, Toronto, Canada, April 15, Vol. 1.

Cruz, Pozo. "The Seed of Destruction." La Fabrica, Madrid, Spain, October.

Diehl, Carol. "The Toxic Sublime." Art in America, New York, NY, USA, February, p. 118.

Erb, Nadja. "Bilder Einer Maschinenwelt." Frankfurter Rundschau, July 15, p. 8.

Girardet, Herbert. "Which Way China." Resurgence #236. Bideford, UK: Hartland, May/June.

Glaseby, Joanne. "Fast Forward: Photographer Edward Burtynsky's Exquisite, Detailed Work" Zag, London, UK/ New York, NY, USA, March.

Grande, John K. "Manufactured Landscapes - an interview with Ed Burtynsky." Etc. Magazine, Montreal, Canada. (Fall #75) p. 18-27.

Hebert, Natasha. "Edward Burtynsky - China." Galeria Toni Tapies, April 6.

Peters, Brad. "Behind the Lens." Niagara Magazine, p. 28-33.

Petty, Jules. "Myth of Progress." Adbusters #67, Vancouver, Canada. (Sep/Oct, Vol. 14, no. 5) p. 70-71.

Ringel, Stephanie. "Die Weltfabrik." Sie + Er Magazine, Zurich, Switzerland. (January 2, No. 1/06) p. 30-43.

Sexton, Elaine. "Edward Burtynsky: Brooklyn Museum and Charles Cowles." ARTnews, p. 26.

Scott, Michael. "China Caught On Camera." Vancouver Sun, sec. B2, October 10.

Slotek, Jim. "The Earth Moves." Toronto Sun - Sunday Showcase, September, p. 8,9.

Stephenson, Sam. "The Family of Destruction: Edward Burtynsky's Photographs." Bard Politik: The Bard Journal of Global Affairs, New York, NY, USA, p. 35-41.

Supervivencia y Bienestar / Survival and Well-being: Burtynsky - China Portfolio. Mexico City: Picnic. (Nov/Dec #13) p. 98-103.

Tousley, Nancy. "Burtynsky in China." Calgary Herald, February 11, p. F4.

Tremblay, Celine. "La Vie En Rose." Living with Style, p. 158-170.

Viernes: El Periódico de Catalunya. Barcelona, Spain, April.

Vigano, Enrica. "Edward Burtynsky: Dilemas." Naturaleza: PHE06, p. 78-85, 241.

Weber, Andreas. "Kuenstliche Landschaften: Die Shönheit des Hässlichen ‐ Die Shönheit der Zerstörung.;GEO Magazine, Hamburg, Germany, March, p.100-111.

Whyte, Murray. "New Perspective." Toronto Star, sec. C1, C4, December 3.

Work. Washington DC, USA: National Geographic Society, September, 352 pages.

Wroblewska, Magdalena. "Edward Burtynsky." Pozytyw Foto, June, p. 32-48.

Zollner, Manfred. "Reich im Umbruch." fotoMAGAZIN, Hamburg, Germany. (February 17, Issue #3) p.19-23.


Baker, Kenneth. "As Nature Bleeds, Edward Burtynsky Gets the Big Picture." San Francisco Chronicle, July 6.

Burtynsky, Edward. BURTYNSKY - CHINA. Göttingen, Germany: Steidl Verlag, October, 180 pages.

Dixon, Guy. "A Warning From the Wastelands. The Globe and Mail, Toronto, April 7, p. R1-R3.

Entropia. Bilbao, Spain: Fundacion Bilbao Bizkaia Kutxa, October (cat.).

Goddard, Peter. "Terror in Progress." Toronto Star, October 1, p. H10.

Harris, Jeff. "The Reinvention of China." MacLean's, Toronto, February 24, p. 34-37.

Helfand, Glen. "Edward Burtynsky." Artforum, January, p. 258.

Knight, Christopher. "His Aim is True." Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, USA, May 25.

Meyers, William. "An Artist in Awe of His Surroundings." New York Sun, Arts & Letters, New York, NY, USA, October, p.13.

Milroy, Sarah. "Sublime Burtynsky: Burtynsky's View of China Rising." The Globe and Mail, sec. R1, R5, October 15.

O'Keefe, Christina. ""The Art of Transformation." See Magazine, December 8, p.25.

Roderick, Daffyd. "Made in Canada: Frame of Work." Time (Canadian Edition), Arts & Culture, New York, NY, USA, September 19.

Sansom, Anna. "The Beauty of Progress: Edward Burtynsky's widescreen Industrial Visions." Spoon, UK, November, p. 58-65.

Segal, David. "Beauty in the Beast." The Washington Post, sec. C1, C2, October 31.


Browne, Kevin. "It Isn't A Snap." National Post, February 7.

Dault, Gary Michael. "Before the Flood: New works by Edward Burtynsky." Fotografia.

Hannon, Gerald. "The Eyes of Ed Burtynsky." Toronto Life, February, p. 81.

Green, Tyler. "Demolition Man." Blackbook, summer, 80-84.

Mulhallen, Karen. "Descant 127."  Canadian Art Council, winter.

Tousignant, Isa. "Edward Burtynsky's Manufactured Landscapes." Hour Community, October 14.

Waters, Christopher. "Altered Forever." Spectrum Verve, sec. B1, B3, February 27.

Whyte, Murray. "Adding up the Price that Nature Pays." The New York Times, January.

Whyte, Murray. "Beautiful Mines." ART News. February, p. 70-74.


Pauli, Lori. Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky, National Gallery of Canada / Yale University Press, Ottawa / New Haven, London, 2003.

Burtynsky, Edward. Before the Flood, Burtynsky Studio, April (cat.).

Curtis, Verna Posever. "In the Wake of Progress: Images Of Industrial Landscapes." Canadian Embassy in Washington, June 12, 2003.

Dault, Gary Michael. "The Eleventh Hour in Photography." Canadian Art, spring, cover, p. 56-61.

Darwent, Charles. "Unnatural Beauty." The Independent, London, UK, May 11, p.23.

Dawson, Jessica. "Unnatural Wonders." Washington Post, Washington D.C., USA, August 7, p. C5.

Fulford, Robert. "Industrial Light and Magic." National Post, Toronto, March 11.

Lahey, Anita. "The Intrepid Photographer: In search of Industrial Lyricism." Vernissage, Ottawa, Canada: National Gallery of Canada, winter p. 20-23.

Milroy, Sarah. "On the Eve of Destruction." The Globe and Mail, sec. R6, May 31.

Richler, Noah. "This Overheating World: The Evidence of Man." Granta, London, UK, p. 95-127.

Whyte, Murray. "Mapping the High Cost of Progress." The Toronto Star, sec. F4, June 8.

Youngs, Christopher. "Industry and Entropy." Albright College Center for the Arts, March (cat.).

Young, Marnin. "Manufactured Landscapes: The Photography of Edward Burtynsky." Afterimage, May, p. 8-9.


Callahan, Sean. "Multiple Viewpoints." Smithsonian Magazine, Washington, USA, April.

Ciardiello, Regina P. "Take a trip to a Ship Graveyard." Maritime Reporter and Engineering, June 2002.

Fulford, Robert. "Art Around Every Corner."The National Post, Toronto, Canada, May 9, p. AL3.

Holmes, Stephen. "Acquiring Taste." Real Art Ways, Hartford, USA, Feb/June, p. 85.

Leffingwell, Edward. "Reviews: Edward Burtynsky at Charles Cowles." Art In America, Toronto, Canada, June, p.129.

Loke, Margarett. "Art in Review: Edward Burtynsky." The New York Times, February 22, p. E40.


Baker, Kenneth. "Edward Burtynsky." ARTnews, New York, NY, USA, May.

Burtynsky, Edward. Residual Landscapes: Studies of Industrial Transfiguration, Toronto, Canada: Lumiere Press.

Donegan, Rosemary. "Awesome Ambiguity." Prefix Photo, Toronto, Canada, November 30, p. 6-23.

Mayer, Marc. "A Dystopian Sublime: Edward Burtynsky's Grand Tour." Vanity Press, Edward Burtynsky (cat.).

Mays, John Bentley. "A Melancholy Beauty: Edward Burtynsky's Shipbreaking images are revealing in their humanity." The National Post, Toronto, Canada, April 25.

Richler, Noah. "Residual Landscapes." Saturday Night Magazine, Toronto, Canada. May 19, p.25-29.


Hanna, Dierdre. "Ed Burtynsky ignites industrial passions." Now Magazine, Toronto, Canada, Oct/Nov.

Murray, Joan. Canadian Art in the Twentieth Century. Toronto, Canada: Dundurn Press.


Falk, Dan. "Mining Modern Day Industry For Art Gems." The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Canada, May 5.

Long, Andrew. "Landscapes in Flux." Art & Antiques, New York, NY, USA, December.


Pedersen, Andy. "Disfigured Landscapes." The Daily News - Matinee, November 1.


Rhodes, Richard. TailingsCanadian Art, Toronto, Canada, p. 52-61.


Burtynsky, Edward. Quarries. Toronto, Canada: Burtynsky Studio (cat.).

Hanna, Deirdre. "Ed Burtynsky's Quarry Photos Uncover Troubling Splendour." NOW Magazine, March 31.

Hume, Christopher. "Quarries." The Toronto Star, February 24, sec. E, E2.


Cundiff, Brad. "Ed Burtynsky." Studio Magazine, November, cover, p. 12-15.

Stacey, Robert. "The Stone Quarries." Canadian Art, March, 72-73.


Pfahl, John, and Sandra Olsen. Tainted Prospects: Photographs and the Compromised Environment. Niagara, USA: Castellani Art Museum (cat.).


Barbour, David. The Landscape. Kleinburg, Canada: McMichael Art Collection, (cat.).

Harris, David. Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture. Montreal, Quebec: Canadian Centre for Architecture (cat.)

Wagg, Susan. Money Matters: A Critical Look at Bank Architecture. Whitby, Canada: McGraw-Hill.


Burtynsky, Edward. Breaking Ground. Ottawa, Canada: Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography (cat.).

Clark, Douglas. "Edward Burtynsky: The Breaking Ground." Views, Toronto, Canada, July, cover, p. 5, 8.


Langford, Martha. Contemporary Canadian Photography. Hurtig Publishers Ltd., 1984.



CO2: Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Italy - May 2015

National Holocaust Monument: Fall 2015 - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
architect Daniel Libeskind, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky, landscape architect Claude Cormier and University of Toronto Holocaust scholar Doris Bergen.

Watermark: Documentary Film - 2013
co-directed by Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky

Manufactured Landscapes: documentary by Jennifer Baichwal

For complete information regarding this award winning films and other media including, television/radio interviews, and news please visit the NEWS and MEDIA section of this site.

Wrench, Collaborative new music project with Hexnut ensemble of Amsterdam. Tours Europe and North America (tba) until 2013.

Musiques Emergées: New Music concert collaboration with Alex Pauk / Esprit Orchestra, and John Price experimental film and projections, November 18, 2012

OIL book APP Published in collaboration with Melcher Media, New York, NY, USA, May 2012.