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Exquisite Miniatures: The Art of Wes & Rachelle Siegrist

June 11 - September 3

Produced by David J. Wagner, L.L.C.

Sixty-five exquisite miniature paintings by Wes and Rachelle Siegrist are currently featured in an unprecedented and history-in-the-making national traveling museum exhibition curated by David J. Wagner, Ph.D.

One is struck by the size and scope of the Siegrist’s work: it’s tiny. The paintings can be as small as 1¼ inch in diameter. But what they lack in size is made up for in substance. The detail of a dog’s solemn eyes, foliage on a fall tree, the color of a mountain scene is all there in all its glory. The Siegrists provide a magnifying glass just to prove it. One doesn’t need a magnifying glass to appreciate the immense talent in Wes and Rachelle’s paintings…”

The exhibition includes portraits, landscapes, wildlife and still-life’s. The paintings are not small. Small is too big. They are tiny. Pick up a ruler and see what 3.5×3.5 looks like in size. Then imagine there is a detailed painting within its borders. Tiny! The paintings typically measure less than nine square inches and appear even more detailed when viewed under magnification.

Details

Start:
June 11
End:
September 3
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Website:
http://stauthmemorialmuseum.org

Venue

Stauth Memorial Museum
111 N. Aztec
Montezuma, KS 67867 United States
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Phone:
620.846.2527
Website:
stauthmemorialmuseum.org
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