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Charles Ray

 (born 1953)
Charles Ray is active/lives in California, Illinois / Italy.  Charles Ray is known for hypernatural human figure and animal sculpture, installations.

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Charles Ray


"Charles Ray Joins Ancient and Contemporary in Sculpture Debut in Rome" by Elisabetta Povoledo, May 22, 2017, Art & Design section, The New York Times

By ELISABETTA POVOLEDOMAY 22, 2017

Two Charles Ray sculptures are on display at the American Academy in Rome, “Shoe Tie” (2012), and “Mountain Lion Attacking a Dog” (2017).

ROME — Mention the name of the American artist Charles Ray, and Italy holds its breath. Mr. Ray made waves in the country in 2013 when his Boy with Frog, a hyper-naturalistic, 8-foot-tall sculpture commissioned by François Pinault, the French luxury goods magnate and collector, was removed from the Punta della Dogana in Venice because of protests on the part of locals, who demanded   ...  Displaying 750 of 3121 characters.



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About  Charles Ray

Born:  1953 - Chicago, Illinois
Known for:  hypernatural human figure and animal sculpture, installations