America Is Hard to See
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For kids

Kids can listen and learn from this audio guide highlighting selected works in America Is Hard to See.

There is SOMETHING weird about this boy….what is it? Well, yes—no one really dresses like that anymore. But is that all? Look at his face. How old would you guess he is? Would a boy that looks this young…be this TALL? He’s just under six feet tall—exactly the height of the artist, Charles Ray. But even though his body is the size of a grown-up’s, it’s kind of chubby and rounded—childlike.  And Ray didn’t pose this sculpture like a real kid. He used a posture similar to the ones found in ancient sculptures of politicians giving speeches. He seems like he’s about to say something—but what? 

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