Ron Mueck

  • Featured in the Financial Times
    October 9, 2020 - October 9, 2020

    Sin at the National Gallery London in the Financial Times

     

    ... Standing alongside it [William Holman Hunt's "The Scapegoat" (1854-55)] is Ron Mueck's hyperrealist sculpture "Youth" (2009), a black man in T-shirt and jeans quizzically examining a stab wound on his torso – today's scapegoat burdened with others' sins ... Affecting, urgent, it sends the visitor back to Old Master suffering, to bleeding Christs and doubting Thomas's polking flesh ... 

    – Jackie Wullschläger, October 2020

    Read the full article on FT.com 

     

    © Ron Mueck / photo the National Gallery, London

     

     

     

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  • Group Exhibition: Sin
    October 7, 2020 - January 3, 2021
    The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN

    Ron Mueck is participating in the upcoming exhibition at London's National Gallery, Sin. 

    Bringing together works of art that span centuries, the exhibition explores the concept of sin in art, considering the complex theological ideas and depictions of 'sinful' everyday behaviour and how we define the term in our daily lives. 

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