American Power

Mitch Epstein’s photographic portraits capture the industrial and individual, massive and mundane in strange juxtaposition in this series of photos taken over a five year period travelling the U.S. as an “energy tourist”. Strangely haunting work…

Chalmette oil refinery, New Orleans, ­Louisiana, 2007

Chalmette oil refinery, New Orleans, ­Louisiana, 2007

Amos coal power plant, Winfield, West Virginia 2007

Amos coal power plant, Winfield, West Virginia 2007

BP Carson refinery, California, 2007

BP Carson refinery, California, 2007

Amos coal power plant, Raymond City, West Virginia

Amos coal power plant, Raymond City, West Virginia

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