Alex MacLean


From April 4th to November 2015, images from Alex’s Iron + Steel and Tar Sands series will be displayed in the photography gallery at the Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire. Read more about the exhibition here.

Alex’s portfolio has been recently updated to include more work on Tar Sands and a new series on Iron + Steel.


Read Alex's opinion piece on income inequality

and the evolution of Detroit in December 7th’s

Sunday Review section of the New York Times.

Alex is featured in the November 2014

issue of Landscape Architecture Magazine.

The article, titled “Below The Surface:

How Environmentalists Could Win the Keystone Battle

and Lose the War on Tar Sands Oil”, includes

exclusive images from Alex’s travels this year to

Alberta, the midwest, and the Gulf coast

documenting tar sands oil’s extraction, refining, and consumption. The images are accompanied

with text by environmental journalist Dan Grossman.

On December 3, 2014 from 7-9pm, Alex will be

speaking for Urban Forum in Ottowa City Hall,

Canada. The lecture is titled "Oil: The Sands to Suburbs

Connection" and will be open to the public.

The September 2014 issue of

Photo District News features

Alex's work on the Alberta tar sands

as a "Fresh Approach to Environmental Storytelling"

Through August 14th, Alex and journalist

Dan Grossman are fundraising

for a return investigation to Alberta, Canada.

You can read more about the project

and contribute to their Indiegogo campaign

via this link.

The July 2014 Issue of

Conde Nast Traveler

features Alex's work in an article

titled "Flight Patterns".

Words from editor Pilar Guzmán:

"A portfolio by photographer Alex MacLean,

taken from an airplane, reminds us that even

the most common summer pastimes

can feel utterly exotic—all you need is a little

change in perspective."

Alex's portfolio has been recently updated

to include his work documenting

mining in Alberta, Canada.

For a look at this material, click here.

A gallery of more editorial images

will be posted soon.

The Box Gallery in Kansas City, MO is

featuring Alex's images of the region

through May 30, 2014

The 25th annual MassArt auction

will feature

"Cut Flower Fields, Carlsbad, CA".

Bidding is open online via Paddle 8

through the night of the auction on

April 12. For more information

on the event, click here.

Follow Alex on Instagram.

Read about the latest news from the studio

in Alex's Winter newsletter.

Alex is pleased to announce an

upcoming exhibition at the

Beetles + Huxley Gallery in London

from March 3 to March 29.

Promotion for the upcoming exhibition

has been featured in:

The Guardian

The Telegraph


Yahoo UK

The Evening Standard

Alex's exhibition at the Centre Pompidou-Metz

has been extended until March 2014.

Alex has donated a photograph to the

ArtCetera 2013 auction taking place

on October 5th at Boston's Park Plaza Castle.

Limited tickets available online.

To view or bid on the work please visit Paddle 8.

Alex has three photographs at the

Grand Rapids Art Museum for ArtPrize 2013.

The exhibition runs until October 6th.

Alex has a photo in the Sunday, August 18th issue of

The New York Times. Reshaping New York

Interactive feature.

Alex is on the cover of Architectural Record

August 2013 issue Landscape in the City.

Alex has been selected to participate in ArtPrize 2013

and will be exhibiting work at the Grand Rapid Art Museum (GRAM). The show opens September 12th and will be on exhibit until October 6th.

Alex MacLean has several photographs at

the Westport Arts Center. Curated by

Helen Klisser During, Bird’s-Eye View features

major contemporary photographs, paintings and

drawings from the Andrew and Christine Hall Collection. The exhibition runs from June 14 to September 8, 2013.

The exhibition, Views from above, opened

at the Centre Pompidou Mets on May 17th.

The show runs until October 7th, 2013.

CNN Photos launched

"Exploring farms from above,"

a photo blog with various agricultural

aerial photographs.

Alex MacLean wil be giving a brief talk at

Harvard University Graduate School of Design

for the exhibit New Work on Aerial Vision

April 25, 2013 6-8pm

Stubbins/Room 112 (Gund Hall)

Alex MacLean will be attending

2013's VRA Conference

Providence, Rhode Island

April 4, 4:30 pm - Meet and Greet

Aprl 6, 11:30 am - Keynote Speaker

Alex MacLean will be speaking at

The Arlington School

April 4, 10:20 am

Alex MacLean will be in Metz, France

for the opening of his group exhibition:

Views from Above

May 17 - October 7, 2013

Centre Pompidou Metz

Curated by Angela Lampe

Alex MacLean will be in London

for the opening of his group exhibition:

Landmark: Fields of Photography

March 13 - April 28, 2013

Somerset House

Curated by William Ewing


For inquiries about fine art prints, please contact one of our galleries to inquire about availability and pricing.

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Alex MacLean's studio is located at:

23 Conant Road

Lincoln, MA 01773

Tel: 781.259.7900

Fax: 781.259.7902

Studio Hours

Monday - Thursday

10AM - 5PM

Studio Manager:

Mary Ball,

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