The Géraldine Banier gallery gathered for this exhibition a ensemble of works using of size distortions. Engagement, corrosive humor or poignant poetry, the highlit on objects chosen by the artists is immediate. You will discover in particular giant lego glasses, an immense totem-lipstick, robots... In opposition to Sisyphus miniatures crushed by flowers, or sculptures of comics in reduced size …
The one does not work without the other one. For a long time in the artistic creation the games of sizes have a leading importance. They give rise to a deployment of technicality which fascinates. From the virtuosity close to the civil engineering in the monumental to the extremely accuracy and patience for a work realized with a magnifying glass.
Our period does not escape it by pushing back the limits of the nanotechnology either by competing in greatness in skyscrapers constructions.
These mechanisms lead a questioning of the order of the world and are widely used in the contemporary art.