Ron Mueck | the artist
The artist Ron Mueck
Born 1958, Melbourne, Australia.
Lives and works in London, UK, .
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Through his detailed works, which are always either smaller than life-size or monumental, Mueck explores the ambiguous relationship of reality to artifice. His earlier pieces were sculpted with fiberglass, but recently he has begun to work with silicone, which is more flexible and allows greater ease in shaping body parts and implanting hair…
Conversation with Ron Mueck
Mueck first gained international attention with Dead Man, a naked, half-scale impression of his father shown in Sensation: Young British Artists from the Saatchi Collection (1997) at the Royal Academy of Arts in London. With no formal art training, he perfected his skills in the commercial world of special effects, model-making, and animatronics…