ron mueck at hauser + wirth, london
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apr 26, 2012
ron mueck at hauser + wirth, london



‘drift’ by ron mueck, 2009
mixed media
118 x 96 x 21 cm / 46 1/2 x 37 3/4 x 8 1/4 in
all images © ron mueck by alex delfanne, courtesy hauser + wirth

 

 

ron mueck
hauser + wirth, london, england, UK
on now until may 26th, 2012

 

melbourne-born and london-based hyperrealist sculptor ron mueck has developed an exhibition of his recent works for hauser + wirth gallery
in london, england. this major solo exhibition includes ‘drift’, ‘still life’, ‘youth’ and ‘women with sticks’. his artistic career began as puppeteer,
his appreciation of theatricality and augmented reality is made evident in the storytelling approach observed in his body of work. the collection
assembled for hauser + wirth brings together elements of myth and folklore as well as the incognizability of mortality. 

 

 


gallery view picturing ‘drift’

 

 


‘youth’, 2009
mixed media
65 x 28 x 16 cm / 25 5/8 x 11 x 6 1/4 in
plinth: 107 x 40 x 40 cm / 42 1/8 x 15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in

 

 


‘still life’, 2009
mixed media
218 x 91 x 60 cm / 85 7/8 x 35 7/8 x 23 5/8 in

 

 


left: picturing the scale of this suspended sculpture
right: detailed view of ‘still life’

 

 


‘woman with sticks’, 2008
mixed media
187 x 230 x 86 cm / 73 5/8 x 90 1/2 x 33 7/8 in (overall)
85 cm / 33 1/2 inches (figure)
76 x 143 x 115 cm / 29 7/8 x 56 1/4 x 45 1/4 in (plinth)

 

 


detailed perspective of ‘woman with sticks’

 

 


installation view

 

 


an additional perspective of the exhibition

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