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Ron Mueck

(1958-), Artist

Sitter in 3 portraits
Artist; began his career as a puppet maker, moving on to work for Jim Henson on Sesame Street and the film Labyrinth. His hyper-realistic sculptures of an unusual scale entered the realm of art with his Little Boy Pinocchio (1995) made for Paula Rego. He exhibited Dead Dad (1996) in Sensation (1997) and has had much success since. His 15-foot sculpture Boy (1999) crouched inside the Millennium Dome (2000) and was exhibited in the 49th Venice Biennale (2001).

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Ron Mueck, by Stephen Gill - NPG x88379

Ron Mueck

by Stephen Gill
bromide print, 1997
NPG x88379

Ron Mueck, by Johnnie Shand Kydd - NPG x87396

Ron Mueck

by Johnnie Shand Kydd
bromide fibre print, 1997
NPG x87396

Ron Mueck, by Polly Borland - NPG x88441

Ron Mueck

by Polly Borland
C-type colour print, September 1999
NPG x88441


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