1     a top curator pick

Artist Robert Burley curated by one of the world's most celebrated artists Edward Burtynsky

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I've been following Robert's career for decades. He has an incredibly good eye for identifying powerful moments of transition, whether it's sky or water. He's a master of light and form; his landscapes are always a joy to experience.”

ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST CELEBRATED ARTISTS • MOMA • GUGGENHEIM • TED PRIZE WINNER

In collaboration with the Globe and Mail, Wondereur invited world-renowned artist Edward Burtynsky to share the work of an artist that deeply touches him. Edward Burtynsky is one of the world’s most celebrated photographers. In 2005, he was awarded the prestigious TED Prize, acknowledging his impact as a global thinker on issues of sustainability. His work was the subject of several documentary films, including award-winning Manufactured Landscape, nominated for Grand Jury Prize at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. His landscape photographs are in the collections of more than 60 major museums around the world, including the MoMA and Guggenheim in New York, the National Gallery of Canada and the V&A in London.

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2     an investigative photo documentary

Exclusive 20-page photo documentary from our investigative journalist team in collaboration with award-winning photojournalist Ryan Walker. Location: Toronto, Canada. Copyright Wondereur 2018.

MEET with artist Robert Burley curated by one of the world's most celebrated artists Edward Burtynsky.

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PHOTOJOURNALIST FOR WONDEREUR RYAN WALKER

The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including a Magnum Photos scholarship and Magenta Foundation Award, Ryan Walker recently completed a MFA in Documentary Media at Ryerson University. His work has been exhibited in Canada and the United States.

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3     an artist to invest in

Exclusive career analysis and market overview from our investigative journalist team.

GET the facts behind Robert Burley’s success, career development and price. The value of his art is expected to significantly increase in the next few years.

PRESENT IN 18 NOTABLE COLLECTIONS
Including the George Eastman House
21 SOLO EXHIBITIONS
7 in the last 5 years
52 GROUP EXHIBITIONS
18 in the last 5 years
15 INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
7 in the last 5 years
2 SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Including the Chicago Historical Society
9 GROUP EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Including Harvard University
21 AWARDS & GRANTS
Including the Fred J. Forster Fellowship
Price Relative Indicator
PRI 1
Career Span
30 years
Prestige Category - Exhibition Venues
A+++

Key Dates

2017 "A Handful of Dust," Group Show, Whitechapel Gallery, London, U.K.
2017 “An Enduring Wilderness: Toronto’s Natural Parklands”, Solo Show, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival Primary Exhibition, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2017 "Photography in Canada: 1960-2000," Group Show, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
2015 Top artist pick for world-renowned artist Edward Burtynsky for Wondereur
2015 "The Disappearance of Darkness," Solo show, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Museé Niépce, Chalon-sur-Saône; RIC, Toronto; George Eastman House, Rochester
2009 “Photographic Proof,” Public Installation, Le Mois de la Photo à Montréal, Canadian Centre for Architecture
2006 "Great Lakes," Solo show, Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1997 “Viewing Olmsted: Photographs by Robert Burley, Geoffrey James & Lee Friedlander,” Touring exhibition, New York, Chicago, U.S.
1989 “O’Hare Airport,” Solo Show, Chicago History Museum, U.S.
1957 Born in Canada

Robert Burley's Brain Map

Delve into this photographer's universe by exploring the artists and thinkers who have played an important role in his process. This Wondereur investigation reveals this larger creative context, both past and present.

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