David Maisel, The Lake Project 19, 2002

David Maisel (1961 – ), The Lake Project 19, 2002, archival pigment print. Middlebury College Museum of Art. Purchase with funds provided by the Fine Arts Acquisition Fund, 2016.082.

David Maisel’s The Lake Project is a series of aerial photographs of the remains of eastern California’s Owens Lake, which was drained in the early twentieth century to provide water for the city of Los Angeles.



Watch and listen as guest curator Kirsten Hoving and photographer David Maisel share their thoughts about the project: