The photos below are a sample of the amazing artwork displayed at the Wonder exhibit at the Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. The exhibit is a knock-out!
Welcome to the Smithsonian's Renwick Gallery
Plexus A1 by Gabriel Dawe
Dawe creates a rainbow of color by stretching hundreds of colored threads from floor to ceiling.
Donovan uses toothpicks, straws, styrofoam cups, scotch tape, and index cards to create these structures.
John Grade,Middle Fork
John Grade hand-carved 500,000 tiny, cedar shapes to create this model of a 150-year-old hemlock tree.
Hemlock Tree Base
Janet Echelman, 1.8
Echelman created a ceiling of constantly changing color and movement and a floor
of undulating waves to simulate the 2011 tsunami along the Japanese Coast.
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