Socar Oil Fields #6, Baku, Azerbaijan
109 x 159,5 cm
Devoid of any image manipulation when capturing environmental chaos as shown in these Baku oilfields, Burtynsky’s photographs could be termed documentary. Yet the artistic force of these images confer a metaphorical power upon them at the same as propelling them towards abstraction.
Text : Carole Vantroys.
Translation : Pamela Hargreaves.