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Ron Mueck’s Monumental Sculpture In Bed to Tour to Five Regional Queensland Galleries

QUEENSLAND.- Arts Minister Rachel Nolan today announced monumental sculpture In Bed by Ron Mueck will tour five regional Queensland galleries in 2011-2012, as part of the Gallery of Modern Art’s (GoMA) fifth birthday celebrations. “Queensland Art Gallery is touring the breathtakingly life-like sculpture from September 2011 until July 2012, beginning with Ipswich Art Gallery, 10 September – 13 November, before travelling on to Thuringowa, Cairns, Mackay and Hervey Bay,” Ms Nolan said. “This 10 month tour is great news for regional audiences and I am certain it will prove extremely popular. “The Ron Mueck exhibition staged at GoMA last year was an outstanding success and this regional tour will provide those living outside of Brisbane the opportunity to also see one of Mueck’s largest and most engaging works. “In Bed