Ron Mueck

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Ron Mueck

In 1996 Mueck transitioned to fine art. Mueck's sculptures faithfully reproduce the minute detail of the human body, but play with scale to produce disconcertingly jarring visual images.

Ron Mueck

In 1999 Mueck was appointed as Associate Artist at the National Gallery, London. During this two-year post he created the works Mother and Child, Pregnant Woman, Man in a Boat, and Swaddled Baby In 2002 his sculpture Pregnant Woman was purchased by the National Gallery of Australia for $800,000.

BIOGRAPHY

Ron Mueck was born in Australia to German parents.[1] He began his career working on the Australian children's television program Shirl's Neighbourhood.Mueck's early career was as a model maker and puppeteer for children's television and films, notably the film Labyrinth for which he also contributed the voice of Ludo, and the Jim Henson series The Storyteller.

Fine art Sculpture

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