Charles Ray

American, born 1953

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Charles Ray

American, born 1953

625 followers

Best known for his sculptures of almost imperceptibly altered, or wildly exaggerated, familiar …

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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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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Kunstmuseum Basel
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 11 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 4 more
Participated in a major biennial
documenta, and 2 more
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