It's A Small World: Scale in Contemporary Photography

  • A blurry photo with windmills and a sun rising in the background. A nondescript person walks away from the viewer. He is wearing a heavy winter jacket and a hat to keep him warm from the cold weather. His blurry shadow reflects against the ground.

    Vanessa Marsh, Worker, 2004. From the series Horizons, Chromogenic Print, 24 x 29 inches.

Imagine a photographic image of the great outdoors—yet, upon closer examination the scene turns out to be a minute reproduction, painstakingly constructed from unorthodox materials. Working in this vein, the artists in this exhibition transform the diminutive into lifelike environments that blend the real and the imagined.