Mark Burns spent five years visiting all 59 of the United States’ national parks. Captured in stirring black and white images, his landscape photography project was completed just in time for the National Park Service’s centennial celebration.
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A selection of works by the celebrated Surrealist artist Salvador Dali from the acclaimed Pierre Argillet Collection will be exhibited at Redsea Gallery in Singapore from September 11 through October 5.
Avid art collector Pierre Argillet and Dali were known to have a long-lasting friendship of over 30 years. Moreover, the duo had a fruitful artistic collaboration, creating nearly 200 etchings, most of which have not been viewed by the public in Southeast Asia.
Recent media coverage of Mark Burns’ Exhibition.
When Mark Burns set out to photograph all 59 national parks for the National Park Service Centennial, he wanted his photos to be timeless. He shot in black and white as a bridge to the early photographers – Ansel Adams, Carlton Watkins, William Henry Jackson – who first captured the beauty of the parks.
AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo recently visited the San Diego History Center within the Balboa Park museum complex. The museum’s current exhibit is “The Lore Behind The Roar: 100 Years of the San Diego Zoo.”
Mark Burns shares his experiences with working on the National Parks Photography Project.
Since 2016 is the 100th anniversary of the National Parks Service, this project saw him visit all the national parks in the United States and document each park in beautiful black and white.
The project is currently on display at Houston’s Museum of Natural Science through September 2016.
When photographer Mark Burns was growing up in Houston, he didn’t have many everyday opportunities to gaze upon great mountains and sweeping vistas, but that changed when his family went on vacations. In those family car trips to west Texas and Big Bend and then onto New Mexico or up into Colorado, Burns first began to understand the magnificence of this country’s vast landscapes.
Eleven San Diego and Southern California cultural organizations are joining forces this fall to celebrate the life and works of Irving J. Gill. Gill, a famously overlooked San Diego architect who was responsible for introducing the beginnings of modernism to Southern California in the early 1900s.