The art: Heather Rasmussen, Untitled (M/V Ital Florida, Italy, July 2007), 2008.
The news: “New Zealand fears oil spill from ship may worsen,” by John M. Glionna in the Los Angeles Times. Be sure to click through to the story to see the Alan Gibson/AP photograph that accompanies it.
The source: HeatherRasmussen.com. Rasmussen’s work is on view now at the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the museum’s continuing series of rotating contemporary photography exhibitions. To learn more about Rasmussen’s interest in container ship accidents and about her process, click here.