An-My Lê, Oden, Swedish Ice Breaker, McMurdo, Antarctica, 2008
"While echoing traditions ranging from 19th century romantic painting to contemporary social landscape photography, Lê makes dynamic speculations on our capacity to occupy spaces as we attempt to control the potentially uncontrollable while pondering the infinite." [courtesy Murray Guy Gallery]
Sidenote: I love gallery placard writing. You can get away with anything.