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Size/Scale Contrast and Juxtaposition in Art

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Transcript of Size/Scale Contrast and Juxtaposition in Art

Julia Fullerton-Batten
Georgia O'Keeffe
Rene Magritte
Salvador Dali
Vladimir Kush

Russian Surrealist born 1965
Make small objects
unusually large
Size/Scale Contrast and Juxtaposition in Art
Using design concepts to deepen meaning and create more expressive impact
Juxtaposed with background
or other objects that appear
smaller in comparison
From Far Away Nearbye, 1936 Oil on canvas

Red Hills with Flowers,
1937 oil on canvas
20 x 21in
Juxtaposition of objects that
don't belong with unnatural size/scale
Persistence of Memory
Mae West Lip Sofa
- wood and satin 1937
Lobster Telephone (also known as
Aphrodisiac Telephone)1936
Created for the English poet
Edward James (1907–1984)
Departure of the winged ship
Butterfly Apple
Fauna in la Mancha
Redwood Cutting
Sunrise by the Ocean
Flight of the Sun
If the dream is a translation of waking life, waking life is also a translation of the dream. ”

- Rene Magritte
Son of Man, 1964
Golcanda 1953
The Listening Room, 1952
Modern Appropriation of Rene's imagery to express something new and different
French: 1898-1967
Teenage Stories Project
In her project “Teenage Stories” German photographer Julia Fullerton-Batten uses scales models of urban environments (no photoshop here, this is all oncamera effects) to give a sense of oddness and alienation for the young models who roam them.
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