Highlighting works in BIG, Derrick Buisch will discuss how scale, form, material properties, and composition combine to create a sense of disequilibrium or instability in the viewer.
Derrick Buisch is an artist and professor in the UW-Madison Art Department where he teaches painting and color theory.
Kids' Art Adventures: BIG
February 11, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Experience the sensation of scale—whether large or small—in BIG, an exhibition that focuses on the effects of scale on our perceptions. Then combine your imagination with your building skills to create a fanciful sculpture inspired by the Clayton Brothers’ Tim House and Roger Brown’s Skyscraper with Pyramid.
Gallery Talk: BIGness
March 22, 2018 - 1:45pm
Curator of the permanent collection Mel Becker Solomon is joined by curator emeritus Richard H. Axsom for an exploration of scale in the visual arts and its effects on emotion, perception, and sensation. The talk will highlight a selection of works in BIG.
Drop-in Tour: BIG
April 14, 2018 - 1:00pm to 1:30pm
Drop by MMoCA for lively and informal discussions of current exhibitions. Expertly led by MMoCA's docents, these free, 30-minute guided tours consider artists' creative decisions and provide insight into their methods, ideas, and influences. Meet in the museum lobby
Pictured:Robert Rauschenberg, Soviet/American Array III, 1989-90. Photogravure, 87 1/2 x 52 1/4 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art. Gift of Stephen Dull.