Find these works of art in the Museum. What connections to the theme of “Big” do you see? Discuss with your family/friends.
Derek Fordjour, The Futility of Achievement (La futilidad de los logros), 2020. Acrylic, charcoal, cardboard, oil pastel, foil and glitter on newspaper mounted on canvas. Courtesy for the artist and Petzel, New York.
Willard Franklin Midgette, Processing Sheep (Procesamiento de ovejas), 1976. Oil on linen, Museum purchase with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Kemper Marley.
John Coleman, Explorer Artists Bodmer-Catlin Series: Addih-Hiddisch, Hidatsa Chief (Series de los artistas exploradores Bodmer-Catlin: Addih-Hiddisch, jefe hidatsa), 2004. Bronze. Gift of Western Art Associates.
Yayoi Kusama, You Who are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies (Tú que estás siendo obliterado por una multitud de luciérnagas danzantes), 2005. Mixed media installation with LED lights. Museum purchase with funds provided by Jan and Howard Hendler.
Find one more! Choose another work of art from the Museum that you think fits the theme “Big.” Spend time looking closely and make a sketch to record what you see.