PEABODY ESSEX MUSEUM
Sizing It Up: Scale in Nature and Art
October 10, 2015 - September 18, 2016
This exhibition in PEM's Art & Nature Center explores the concept of scale – from the nano-sized to the galactic – challenging our perception of perspective, relative size and proportion. Featured works include miniatures, sculptures, photography and installations loaned from regional, national and international contemporary artists, as well as works from PEM's collection. Interactives enable audiences to experiment with visual scale and to explore the role scale plays in art andour perception of the world around us.
Sizing It Up features works by the following artists: Bryant Austin, Vaughn Bell, Christopher Boffoli, Nicole Catrett, Sally Curcio, Greg Dunn and Brian Edwards, Jan Dunning, Mary Edna Fraser, Robert Gendler, Linden Gledhill, Patrick Jacobs, Chris Jordan, Cornelia Kavanagh, Brian Knep, Alex MacLean, Vik Muniz, John Newsom, Jill Pabich, Angela Palmer, Jeanée Redmond, Joel Robison, Michael Paul Smith, Marilu Swett, Sarah Seabury Ward and Wensdy Whitehead.
Image: Surfers Behind Breaking Waves at Sunset Beach, Oahu, HI (LS_6556_29)