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Earth in Peril: David Benjamin Sherry

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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “Shifting Cyan Slate, New Mexico”; “Holy Holy”. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Photo: Stefan Hagen.

With an unrelenting reverence for the natural world, David Benjamin Sherry photographs epic scenes of the American landscape with a particular focus on the West, highlighting its beauty while hinting at its precarious future. Showcasing a selection of color, monochromatic and black-and-white photographs made over the past 12 years, Earth in Peril highlights Sherry’s technical skills, sensitive eye and queer perspective that set his landscape photography apart from his predecessors and contemporaries.

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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “Cold-Core Lows in the Polar Vortex, Many Glacier, Montana”; “Falling Man Petroglyph, Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada”; “Shifting Cyan Slate, New Mexico”. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Photo: Stefan Hagen.
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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “Cold-Core Lows in the Polar Vortex, Many Glacier, Montana”; “Falling Man Petroglyph, Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada”. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Photo: Stefan Hagen.
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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “Gates of Wrath (Summer of Fire), Wyoming”; “Warming, Iceberg Lake, Montana”. Courtesy of the artist and Wave Hill. Photo: Stefan Hagen.
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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “The Sixth Extinction, (For Elizabeth Kolbert),Utah”; “Gates of Wrath (Summer of Fire), Wyoming”. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Photo: Stefan Hagen.
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Installation view. Clockwise from left: “Yosemite Falls, Yosemite, California”; “Falling Man Petroglyph, Gold Butte National Monument, Nevada”. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94. Photo: Stefan Hagen.

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