RON MUECK EXHIBITION

NEWSText: Aya Shomura

"Mask II" Ron Mueck, 2001, Mixed media, Anthony d’Offay, London © Ron Mueck, Photo courtesy of Anthony d’Offay, London

“Mask II” Ron Mueck, 2001, Mixed media, Anthony d’Offay, London © Ron Mueck, Photo courtesy of Anthony d’Offay, London

Sara Hildén Art Museum in Finland started “Ron Mueck” exhibition from June 2nd. His works have never previously been exhibited in the Nordic countries.

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Born in 1958 to German parents in Melbourne, Australia, Ron Mueck first came to public attention when his sculpture “Dead Dad” starred in the 1997 exhibition “Sensation” at the Royal Academy in London. Mueck has since shown himself to be a major sculptor whose work elicits an immediate emotional response, by using all the traditional elements of his medium: pose, gesture, facial expression, scale and realism. Mueck’s subject matter – for all its universality – is deeply private, concerning the unspoken thoughts and feelings of all human beings.

This exhibition presents ten sculptures, a series of photographs depicting the artist at work and Gautier Deblonde’s film “Still Life: Ron Mueck at Work”.

Ron Mueck Exhibition
Date: June 2nd – October 16th, 2016
Opening hours: 10:00 – 18:00
Closed on June 24 – 26, Monday from September
Place: Sara Hildén Art Museum
Address: Laiturikatu 13, Tampere 33230
Admission: Adults 10 Euro, Students and 7-16 years children 4 Euro
Tel: +358 (3)5654 3500
http://www.tampere.fi

Text: Aya Shomura

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