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Nature Transformed

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Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

April 21 through August 19, 2012

Burtynsky’s vivid and iconic photographs of the quarries of Vermont are explored within the context of the geological and social history of the area, including in particular the Italian immigrant stoneworkers in the marble quarries around Rutland and the granite quarries near Barre.

Generously supported by Raphael and Jane Bernstein / Parnassus Foundation, Laurie Jean Weil D.V.M. in honor of her parents, Jean and Bucks Weil, Class of 1935, the Marie-Louise and Samuel R. Rosenthal Fund, and the Ray Winfield Smith 1918 Fund.

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Exhibition Panoramas

Click here to view gallery panoramas of Nature Transformed.

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Video of Artist Lecture

Edward Burtynsky delivered an artist lecture at the Hood Museum of Art on May 11, 2012. Click to watch his lecture from the Hood's YouTube playlist.

Related Events

24 April, Tuesday, 12:30 P.M.
Second-floor galleries
LUNCHTIME GALLERY TALK
"Below the Surface: A Conversation about Edward Burtynsky's Quarry Photographs"
Juliette Bianco, Assistant Director, Hood Museum of Art, and Virginia Beahan, Senior Lecturer in Studio Art, Dartmouth College

 

5 May, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
TOUR
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky’s Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

 

11 May, Friday, 5:30 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
ARTIST LECTURE
Edward Burtynsky
The world-renowned photographer will talk about his work that explores the impact of human consumption on the earth. A reception will follow in Kim Gallery.

 

19 May, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
TOUR
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky’s Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

 

1 June, Friday, 9:00 A.M.
DAY TRIP
Hope Cemetery and Rock of Ages Quarry, Barre,Vermont
Join us for a day trip to Barre, Vermont, and explore the quarries that inspired Edward Burtynsky’s photographs.This trip—led by Dr. Robert McGrath, Professor Emeritus of Art History, Dartmouth College—includes a tour of the world-famous Hope Cemetery. Fees are $50 members/$60 non-members, lunch not included. Brown-bag lunch is available at an extra charge. Space is limited. Please call (603) 646-9660 or email sharon.reed@dartmouth.edu to register.

 

27 June, Wednesday, 6:30–8:00 P.M.
ADULT WORKSHOP
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs
In this discussion-based workshop, we'll explore Edward Burtynsky's vivid and iconic photographs of the quarries of Vermont and what they reveal about the impact of human consumption on the earth. We'll also consider the history of Italian immigrant stoneworkers in the state. Space is limited. Please call (603) 646-1469 by June 25 to register.

 

14 July, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
TOUR
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context


18 July, Wednesday, 7:00 P.M.
Arthur M. Loew Auditorium
FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION
Edward Burtynsky: Manufactured Landscapes (2007)
Anne Kapuscinski, The Sherman Fairchild Distinguished Professor of Sustainability Science, will lead a Q&A following this award-winning ninety-minute film, directed by Jennifer Baichwal, which follows Burtynsky through China as he photographs the effects of its industrial revolution. Offered in conjunction with the exhibition Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context.

 

4 August, Saturday, 2:00 P.M.
TOUR
Nature Transformed: Edward Burtynsky's Vermont Quarry Photographs in Context

 

Last Updated: 6/21/12