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Puny

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Puny
Curated by: Angela Pryor

800 Chestnut St.
(between Jones and Leavenworth)
94133 San Francisco
CA

July 8th, 2012 - July 19th, 2013
Opening: July 10th, 2012 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.sfai.edu/exhibitions-public-e...
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
Other (outside areas listed)
EMAIL:  
diego@artists.sfai.edu
PHONE:  
415.771.7020 ext. 4410
OPEN HOURS:  
Sun-Sat 9am- 5pm
SCHOOL ASSOCIATION:  
San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI)
TAGS:  
photography, mixed-media, installation, video-art, sculpture

DESCRIPTION

puny
pu·ny  [pyoo-nee]
adjective, pu·ni·er, pu·ni·est.
1. of less than normal size and strength; weak.
2. unimportant; insignificant; petty or minor: a puny excuse.
3. slight or inferior in power, size, or importance
Examples
I wouldn't mess with them—they make bodybuilders look puny in comparison.
We laughed at their puny attempt to trick us.
Origin
Anglo-French puisné younger, weakly, literally, born afterward, from puis afterward + né born
Synonyms
bantam, diminutive, dinky, dwarfish, fine, half-pint, Lilliputian, little, pint-size (or pint-sized),
pocket, pocket-size (also pocket-sized), small, pygmy, shrimpy, slight, smallish, subnormal,
toylike, undersized (also undersize)
Antonyms
big, biggish, considerable, goodly, grand, great, handsome, husky, king-size (or king-sized),
large, largish, outsize (also outsized), overscale (or overscaled), oversize (or oversized), sizable
(or sizeable), substantial, tidy, whacking, whopping
Rhymes
MUNI, gooney, loonie, loony, Moonie, moony, puisne, spoony, swoony, Zuni
(Size Matters)