MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria presents a major exhibition of the work of internationally renowned sculptor Ron Mueck. Known for his extraordinarily life-like creations, this exhibition features twelve sculptures by Mueck including four new works. This is the largest and most comprehensive Mueck exhibition ever to be held in Australia. Frances Lindsay, NGV Deputy Director, said: Since his dramatic entry onto the international art stage, Mueck has continued to astound audiences with his realistic, figurative sculptures and now occupies a unique and important place in the field of international contemporary art. David Hurlston, Curator Australian Art, said Ron Muecks poignant sculptures illustrate timeless human conditions from birth to demise.