Utopia/Dystopia: The Photographs of Geoffrey James
30 May 2008 - 02 Oct 2008
Discover a highly regarded contemporary Canadian photographer with this retrospective exhibition, which showcases 87 photographs by Geoffrey James. Utopia/Dystopia: The Photographs of Geoffrey James explores all facets of the artist’s landscapes, from Europe’s most famous gardens to the largest open-pit asbestos mine in the Western hemisphere. Witness his discovery of poetry and irony in both the planned landscapes from the past and in the unintentional landscapes of our contemporary urban environments. Organized by the National Gallery of Canada, this exhibition affords a unique opportunity to explore the breadth of James’s work.