Gallery: Artist Heather Benning Turns an Abandoned Farmhouse into a Lif...

 
When Heather Benning saw this abandoned farmhouse in Canada, she envisioned a giant dollhouse on the human-scale. The Canadian installation artist is known for her use of architectural reclamation in order to create a new scene where viewers question their placement in the environment. Completed in 2007 during an artist-in-residence program, Benning renovated the ramshackle wooden house into a into a life-sized dollhouse complete with vintage furnishings and a transparent wall on one side so you could see the interior.

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