Big Man on Campus

Ron Mueck’s “Big Man” sculpture at the Hirshhorn Museum is a crowd favorite. His startling realism and enigmatic expression spark a wide variety of reactions from visitors.

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Posted: 30 September 2019
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Alex di Giovanni is primarily responsible for "other duties as assigned" in the Office of Communications and External Affairs. She has been with the Smithsonian since 2006 and plans to be interred in the Smithson crypt.