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The National Gallery of Victoria shows Renowned Sculptor Ron Mueck

Ron Mueck - "Mask II" 2001–02, Polyester resin, silicone, polyester monofilament, 77.0 x 118.0 x 85.0 cm. Collection Anthony d’Offay, London © Ron Mueck. Courtesy Anthony d’Offay Ltd, London.

TheNational Gallery of Victoriapresents 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.” Mueck’s
work is currently held in the collections of Art Gallery of NSW, National
Gallery of Australia, National Gallery of Victoria, McClelland Gallery and
Queensland Art Gallery.