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“Australian sculptor. He spent 20 years in Australian and British television and advertising, where he was already making the mannequins that he later adapted to sculptural purposes. Mueck took part in the exhibition Sensation at the Royal Academy in 1997 with mixed media sculpture Dead Dad (1996–7; London, Saatchi Gal.), an unsettling illusionistic rendition of his own deceased father, half life-size. Made from memory, the sculpture became as much the focus for a strong emotional involvement as it was a mere object treated with Mueck’s rigorous eye for detail.”

from http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/ron-mueck-2672   [ accessed 20/01/2014]

Ron mueck work is massive size it is extremely large. However, his attention to details of this large-scale is remarkable he captures the motion with in his work which the scale adds to the dramatic effect.



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