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Harvesting Limestone

Harvesting Limestone

Category: Temporary

Harvesting Limestone, is a collection his photographs of the famed limestone quarries of his home city. The exhibition gives the viewer a behind-the-scenes look at the process of gathering the natural material of limestone, which we frequently see displayed on so many architectural marvels across the country. It is also a sensitive portrait of the humanity of the often-ignored quarry workers, whose difficult task it is to wrench the stone from the earth.

  • Artist: Tom Duffy
  • Installation: November 19, 2019 - March 15, 2020
  • Location: Ticketing Hall

About the Artist: Tom Duffy is a Bloomington based nature photographer. His nature photography has typically been described as being “painterly” in its composition and texture. His more recent documentary work has included an 18-month project studying two families with small farms engaged in sustainable pasture farming resulting in a book: Nurturing the Heartland. Harvesting Limestone is his most recent documentary project.