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Jack Burman Portfolio: A Look at Last Rites

An Online Supplement for the Summer 2009 Print Edition of Canadian Art
Jack Burman <i>Sicily #12</i> 2006 Collection Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Courtesy Clint Roenisch Gallery Jack Burman Sicily #12 2006 Collection Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Courtesy Clint Roenisch Gallery

Jack Burman <i>Sicily #12</i> 2006 Collection Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography Courtesy Clint Roenisch Gallery

Jack Burman’s provocative photographs of the dead prompt Toronto writer John Bentley Mays to meditate on modern mortality in the Summer 2009 print edition of Canadian Art. While Mays’ article, “Days of the Dead,” reflects on Burman’s recent work in South America, here an online portfolio of eight images illustrates a decade’s worth of the artist’s haunting photographs.

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This article was first published online on June 11, 2009.

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