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Socar Oil Fields #6, Baku, Azerbaijan

Date: 2006
Support: Photography
Dimensions: 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.
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