Charles Ray’s Exaggerated Sculpture

The 55th International Art Exhibition, The Encyclopedic Palace
Jun 5, 2013 8:37PM

Best known for his sculptures of almost imperceptibly altered, or wildly exaggerated, familiar objects, Charles Ray creates mesmerizing, disorienting works that challenge perception. With Firetruck (1993), for example, Ray enlarged a toy Tonka truck to the proportions of an actual fire truck and “parked” it in front of the Whitney Museum in New York. Read more.

Charles Ray, Fall ’91, 1992

Photos by Francesco Galli, courtesy of la Biennale di Venezia and Alex John Beck for Artsy

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