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VIK MUNIZ: EXTRA-ORDINARY

JUNE 18 – NOVEMBER 27

Double Mona Lisa (Peanut butter and Jelly)

PLAYFUL. INSIGHTFUL. EXTRA-ORDINARY.

Be delighted by over 100 works from one of the most innovative, distinguished artists of the 21st century. Witness the delightful way he converts everyday materials into spectacular works of art. Be amazed as you look closer and discover that there’s much, much more to these artworks than meets the eye!

In Vik Muniz: Extra-Ordinary, you’ll explore how the artist uses everything from diamonds to garbage to skywriting to create “photographic delusions,” featuring scales ranging from the microscopic to the truly massive. Muniz depicts art that includes contemporary feel yet a playful, childlike art. You’ll recognize unusual art re-creations of historic scenes, landmark places, and other iconic artworks from artists such as da Vinci, Van Gogh, Lange, Warhol, Manet, Goya, and more.

This exhibition will thrill audiences of all ages, and everyone from art novices to art historians will feel inspired by the skill, the detail, and the invitation to look closer throughout this exhibit. We can’t wait to see your reactions of Muniz’s creations of bring trash to art!

PREVIEW THE EXHIBITION BELOW

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Marat (Sebastiao)
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Toy Soldier
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Medusa Marinara
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A Bar at the Folies-Bergère
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Valentine, The Fastest
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Sandcastle #3
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Jerusalem
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Marlene Dietrich
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Double Mona Lisa (Peanut butter and Jelly)
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NEWS ARTICLES

Enjoy learning more about our Vik Muniz Exhibition! Take a different outlook on an Extra-Ordinary artist who puts a unique perspective on the ordinary items in life!

The New York Times take a look at Vik Muniz and his childlike Art. Learn more about what they have to say!

Hear and read what the Communications and Fine Arts Program at BYU have to say about Vik Muniz! The extra-ordinary artist in the eyes of the Fine Arts students!

VIDEOS

If you’d like to view more, visit our Youtube Channel to discover more about our art pieces from the past, present, and future!