Ashes and Snow by Canadian artist Gregory Colbert is an installation of photographic artworks, films, and a novel in letters that travels in the Nomadic Museum, a temporary structure built exclusively to house the exhibition. The work explores the shared poetic sensibilities of human beings and animals. Ashes and Snow has traveled to Venice, New York, Santa Monica, Tokyo, and Mexico City. To date, Ashes and Snow has attracted more than 10 million visitors, making it the most attended exhibition by a living artist in history.
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... In 2002, Colbert presented his work, Ashes and Snow, in Venice, Italy ... April 9, 2002 review in The Globe and Mail stated, “Colbert unveiled Ashes and Snow, an exhibition of images and photographs unprecedented in both scope and scale ... Ashes and Snow and the Nomadic Museum then traveled to Santa Monica in 2006, Tokyo in 2007, and Mexico City in 2008 ...
... Ashes and Snow has been covered by numerous major news outlets in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Africa, including CNN, BBC International, Fox News and CCTV (Ch ... In one of the first reviews of Ashes and Snow, Alan Riding wrote for The New York Times, "The earth-tone photographs are...windows to a world in which silence and patience govern ... Ashes and Snow is a show that is disarmingly, and grandly, simple." A Japanese edition of Newsweek praised the exhibition as "an expression of the ...
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