Photographs from Four Decades

Christopher Burkett

Photographs from Four Decades

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Paperback Catalog

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Photographs from Four Decades



Photographs from Four Decades (PWG, 2020) is the first chronological catalog of Christopher Burkett’s photography, featuring over 60 photographs spanning his thirty year career. Four Decades chronicles Burkett's unique eye, clarity and brilliance that has established him as one of the premier color photographers of our time.


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Christopher Burkett has labored for over four decades to create what many regard as the most impeccable and luminous color photographs in the history of photography. Gifted with a contemplative spirit as well as painter’s eye, Burkett has an uncommon ability to capture the natural world in a manner that simultaneously reflects “the world behind the world” as Minor White and Paul Caponigro might have put it. And although Burkett has been compared by curators to American color landscape photographers Eliot Porter and Ernst Haas, whose genre of American landscape photography he extended, neither of them exclusively developed their own film, nor attempted the darkroom standard clearly in evidence upon viewing Burkett’s original Cibachromes.

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