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Salt by David Burdeny

The Canadian Photographer Takes Flight to Capture Abstract Geological Images
Posted by Gestalten—01/2017

Aerial photographs have never been so widely spread thanks to Google Maps and other satellite imaging services. With stunning skylines reduced to pixels and the oceans’ depth flattened to a deep cerulean shade, there is a sense of desensitization and detachment that belies the majesty of our natural landscapes. However, Canadian artist David Burdeny offers a counterpoint in his photography.

Taking to the sky above broad salt plains around the world, Burdeny carefully composes large-format photographs of the salterns. With thin, spidery mounds drawing lines across the pools, the paintings feel familiar—but not from Google Maps. Rather, they exist in a similar delicate balance and tension as abstract paintings, and Burdeny knowingly references Rothko, de Kooning, and other expressionists in his artist statement. The sandy beds add motion and texture to the photographs; the water’s depths paint a surprising emotional palette against the barren land. To see more photographs that tell stories from a new perspective, browse our book PhotoViz

Images © David Burdeny

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Mind the Map

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Posted by Gestalten—03/2017

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Mosaics of Photographs from the Sky
Posted by Gestalten—02/2017

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Picasso by Eugenio Recuenco

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