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Ron Mueck - Mueck, Ron, and Bastian, Heiner (Editor), and Greeves, Susanna (Text by)
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Visitors to the 2001 Venice Biennale were highly impressed with the sculpture "Boy"--a child who stood five meters high--by the London-based artist Ron Mueck. Harald Szeemann called the sculpture "the sphinx of the exhibition," and it soon became its landmark. The monumental, crouching figure of a youth makes a vulnerable, defensive impression and yet, its watchful eye seems to miss nothing. Mueck's human figures are always technically perfect, absolutely realistic, deliberately undersized or oversized. He first models them ...

Ron Mueck 2003, Hatje Cantz

ISBN-13: 9783775713375