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Ron Mueck


Sat 2 Oct 2010–Sun 23 Jan 2011, 10:00am

Where: Christchurch Art Gallery - Te Puna o Waiwhetu, Cnr Worcester Boulevard and Montreal St, Christchurch

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult General Admission: $15.00
  • Concession General Admission (ID Required at Entry): $12.00
  • Group Discount Ticket (10 or more): $12.00
  • Child (under 15 years): $0.00
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Listed by: ChchArtGallery

Astounding in their realism and emotional power, Ron Mueck's works have made him one of the most renowned sculptors of our time. See them exclusively at Christchurch Art Gallery from 2 October.

This October, the Gallery is proud to present a major exhibition of work by internationally renowned sculptor Ron Mueck. Ranging from the startlingly huge Wild man to the miniscule Two women, this comprehensive exhibition of work by the Australian-born, London-based artist is the largest to have been presented in the southern hemisphere – and an opportunity not to be missed.

The show includes four striking new works alongside many of the artist's iconic sculptures, including the monumental and moving Pregnant woman, and Christchurch is the only place you can see it.

A National Gallery of Victoria touring exhibition

Tickets available online at from September 2010

Two children (under 15) free with every adult entry.

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Image credits:

Main image: Mask II
Ron Mueck Mask II (detail) 2002. Polyester resin, fibreglass, steel, plywood, synthetic hair, second edition, artist’s proof. Private collection. © Ron Mueck courtesy Anthony d’Offay, London. Photo: Chris Markel, NGV Photo Services

Wild Man
Ron Mueck Wild man (detail) 2005. Polyester resin, fibreglass, silicone, aluminium, wood, horse hair, synthetic hair, ed. 1/1. McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, purchased by the Elisabeth Murdoch Sculpture Foundation and The Balnaves Foundation 2008. © Ron Mueck courtesy Anthony d’Offay, London. Photo: Mark Ashkanasy

Two Women
Ron Mueck Two women (detail) 2005. Polyester resin, fibreglass, silicone, aluminium wire, steel, wool, cotton, nylon, synthetic hair, plastic, metal, ed. 1/1. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Purchased, Victorian Foundation for Living Australian Artists, 2007. © Ron Mueck courtesy Anthony d’Offay, London

In Bed
Ron Mueck In Bed 2005. Polyester resin, fibreglass, polyurethane, horse hair, cotton, second edition, ed. 1/1. Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, purchased, Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2008. © Ron Mueck courtesy Anthony d’Offay, London

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