Charles Ray
American, born 1953
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
Campaign for Art,
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Summer School,
The FLAG Art Foundation
Embracing the Contemporary: The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection,
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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 …

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