• 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