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Last updated: 14 january, 2011 - 17:19 GMT

Edward Burtynsky: Photo Gallery

Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill & Pentimento

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  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Oil Spill
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento
  • Edward Burtynsky: Pentimento

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When BP's Deepwater Horizon well began pouring millions of barrels of oil into Gulf waters in May 2010, the Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky travelled to the site to capture the disaster as it developed, and the images are now on show in London.

Exhibited alongside the Oil Spill pictures are prints made from negatives taken as test-shots in the Chittagong Delta of Bangladesh, where Burtynsky shot his celebrated Shipbreaking series ten years ago. Anna McNamee met up with the photographer at his exhibition to talk about oil, art and Star Wars...

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