Drew Sawyer is an art historian and a curator. He is the Phillip Leonian and Edith Rosenbaum Leonian Curator at the Brooklyn Museum. Read more︎




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EIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS. EIGHT WAYS TO CONTEMPLATE THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Photograph Magazine



The impact of fossil fuels on the environment made front page news at least 30 years ago. Though there are those who still deny the existence of climate change, many photographers, critics, and curators have engaged with this pressing issue over the years, urging us to confront the ramifications of the environmental crisis. We have asked eight professionals in the field of photography to each select a single photograph that resonated with them in the last year and that relates to this theme. Their selections suggest a variety of ways to contemplate the threat to our planet.