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Manufacturing Art
By Noy Thrupkaew

Manufactured Landscapes is a new film about an artist who documents Chinese factories explores the toxic interdependence between developed and developing nations. Rendered in exquisite calligraphic brushwork and soaring white space, many later-era Chinese landscape paintings depict both the artist’s interior terrain and the visible world. Artist Edward Burtynsky’s photographs of industrial wastelands work the same way, even though their disturbing beauty inverts the pristine ideal by drawing on mountains of rubble and polluted rivers…” Read the rest: The American Prospect

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