Tag Archives: Miniatures

1989: Walking House

Laurie Simmons: Walking House (1989)

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1898: The Moon

This model of the moon—made of 116 sections of plaster on a framework of wood and metal—was prepared by Johann Friedrich Julius Schmidt for the Field Columbian Museum in Chicago;  the museum was located on the grounds of the World’s … Continue reading

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1974: Junker

Mark Jay Hook: Scale model of a 1974 Plymouth (2017) (source)

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2003: River Keeper

Kim Keever: River Keeper (2003); “Kim Keever’s large-scale photographs are created by meticulously constructing miniature topographies in a 200-gallon tank, which is then filled with water. These dioramas of fictitious environments are brought to life with colored lights and the … Continue reading

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1945: Hiroshima

Model of the atomic bomb impact on Hiroshima at the Peace Memorial Museum there.

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1986: Vehicle / Terrain

Gary Siebel: City Car (c. 1985) From Harold Blank’s Wild Wheels (1994)

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2011: Surface to Air

Thomas Doyle: Surface to Air (2011)

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