Ron Mueck

Born in Melbourne, Australia, 1958

Lives and works in London, England

Solo Exhibitions

2017
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX
Ferens Art Gallery, ‘ARTIST ROOMS: Ron Mueck’, Hull, England

2016
Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
The Theseus Temple – Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria

2015
Winnipeg Art Gallery, ‘NGC@WAG’, Winnipeg, Canada
Bendigo Art Gallery, ‘Pregnant Woman’, Bendigo, Australia

2014
Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, ‘Ron Mueck’, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Travelling Exhibition)
Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, ‘Ron Mueck’, São Paulo, Brazil (Travelling Exhibition)

2013
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, ‘Ron Mueck’, Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)
Fundación Proa, ‘Ron Mueck’, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Travelling Exhibition)
Wolverhampton Art Gallery, ‘ARTIST ROOMS: Ron Mueck’, Wolverhampton, England

2012
Hauser & Wirth, ‘Ron Mueck’. London, England
KickArts Contemporary Arts, ‘In Bed by Ron Mueck’, Cairns, Australia

2011
Antiguo Colegio de San Ildefonso, ‘Ron Mueck’, Mexico City, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)
MARCO- Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, ‘Ron Mueck’, Monterrey, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)

2010
National Gallery of Victoria, ‘Ron Mueck’, Melbourne, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland Art Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck’, Brisbane, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Christchurch Art Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck’, Christchurch, New Zealand (Travelling Exhibition)
Manchester Art Gallery, ‘ARTIST ROOMS: Ron Mueck’, Manchester, England

2009
Aberdeen Art Gallery, ‘ARTIST ROOMS: Ron Mueck’, Aberdeen, Scotland

2008
McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, ‘Mueck at McClelland’, Langwarrin, Australia
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art-Kanazawa, ‘Ron Mueck’, Kanazawa, Japan

2007
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, ‘Ron Mueck, A Girl’, Málaga, Spain
The Andy Warhol Museum, ‘Ron Mueck’, Pittsburg PA
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, ‘Ron Mueck’, Fort Worth TX
National Gallery of Canada- Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, ‘Ron Mueck’, Ottawa, Canada

2006
National Galleries of Scotland, ‘Ron Mueck’, Edinburgh, Scotland (Travelling Exhibition)
Brooklyn Museum of Art, ‘Ron Mueck’, Brooklyn NY

2005
National Gallery of Australia, ‘Ron Mueck: The Making of Pregnant Woman’, Canberra, Australia (Travelling Exhibition)
Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, ‘Ron Mueck’, Paris, France
NGV National Gallery of Victoria, ‘Ron Mueck: The Making of Pregnant Woman, 2002’ Melbourne, Australia

2003
National Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck: Making Sculpture at the National Gallery’, London, England
Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, ‘Ron Mueck: Hyperreal’, Berlin, Germany
Frans Hals Museum, ‘Ron Mueck’, Haarlem, Netherlands

2002
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Ron Mueck’, Sydney, Australia
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, ‘Directions: Ron Mueck’, Washington DC

2001
James Cohan Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck – New Sculpture’, New York NY

2000
Anthony d’Offay Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck’, London, England

1998
Anthony d’Offay Gallery, ‘Ron Mueck’, London, England

Group Exhibitions

2017
ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, ‘Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture’, Ishøj, Denmark (Travelling Exhibition)
Seoul Museum of Art, ‘Fondation Cartier Collection’, Seoul, South Korea (Travelling Exhibition)
Lower Saxony State Museum, ‘Silveriness. The Art of Old Age’, Hanover, Germany

2016
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, ‘No Man is an Island – The Satanic Verses‘, Aarhus, Denmark
Philadelphia Museum of Art, ‘Embracing the Contemporary : The Keith L. and Katherine Sachs Collection’, Philadelphia PA
Hirshhon Museum and Sculpture Garden, ‘Masterworks from the Hirshhon Collection’, Washington DC
National Gallery of Canada, ‘Human Scale’, Ottawa, Canada
York Art Gallery, ‘Flesh’, York, England
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, ‘An Imagined Museum. Works from the Centre Pompidou, Tate and MMK collections’, Frankfurt, Germany
Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, ‘Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture’, Bilbao, Spain (Travelling Exhibition)
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, ‘Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture’, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)
Musée des Augustins, ‘Fondation Cartier Collection’, Toulouse, France
König Galerie, ‘The Others’, Berlin, Germany

2015
Triennale Milano,‘Arts & Foods. Rituals since 1851’, Milan, Italy
National Museum of Modern Art, ‘Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Collection’, Kyoto, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Lentos Kunstmuseum, ‘Mother of the Year. Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today’, Linz, Austria
FLAG Art Foundation, ‘A Secret Affair’, New York NY

2014
National Portrait Gallery of Australia, ‘In the Flesh’, Canberra, Australia
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, ‘Lens-Based Sculpture. The Transformation of Sculpture through Photography’, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (Travelling Exhibition)
The Contemporary Austin, ‘A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection’, Austin TX
Foundation Cartier pou l’Art Contemporain, ‘Vivid Memories’, Paris, France
Akademie der Künste, ‘Lens-Based Sculpture. The Transformation of Sculpture through Photography’, Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
National Museum of Modern Art, ‘Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Collection’, Tokyo, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Nagoya City Art Museum, ‘Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Collection’, Nagoya, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)
Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Collection’, Nagoya, Japan (Travelling Exhibition)

2013
Musée d’Orsay, ‘Masculine / Masculine. The Nude Man in Art from 1800 to the Present Day’, Paris, France
Laing Art Gallery, ‘Divine Bodies’, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
The New Art Gallery Walsall, ‘Let Go of Uncertainty’, Walsall, England
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Lifelike’, San Diego CA (Travelling Exhibition)

2012
National Galleries of Scotland, ‘The Sculpture Show’, Edinburgh, Scotland
The Holbourne Museum, ‘Presence: The Art of Portrait Sculpture’, Bath, England
Walker Art Center, ‘Lifelike’, Minneapolis MN (Travelling Exhibition)
Blanton Museum of Art, ‘Lifelike’, Austin TX (Travelling Exhibition)
New Orleans Museum of Art, ‘Lifelike’, New Orleans LA (Travelling Exhibition)
ME Collectors Room, ‘Through the Looking Glass’, Berlin, Germany
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, ‘The Naked Man’, Linz, Austria

2011
Turner Contemporary, ‘Nothing in the World But Youth’, Margate, England
La Maison Rouge, ‘Memories of the Future, The Olbricht Collection’, Paris, France
Museum Dr. Guislain, ‘Dangerously Young. Child in Danger, Child as Danger’, Ghent, Belgium
McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, ‘Double Vision’, Langwarrin, Australia

2010
Belsay Hall, ‘EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES’, Northumbria, England
MacKenzie Gallery, ‘Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner’, Regina, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Portland Art Museum, ‘Disquieted’, Portland OR
FLAG Art Foundation,‘Size Does Matter’, New York NY
Oakville Galleries, ‘Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner’, Oakville, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Kunsthalle Krems, ‘ Lebenslust und Totentanz’, Krems, Austria

2009
Glenbow Museum, ‘Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner’, Calgary, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Art Gallery of Alberta, ‘Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner’, Edmonton, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)
Macquarie University, ‘The Sense of Touch’, Sydney, Australia

2008
The Israel Museum, ‘Bizarre Perfection’, Jerusalem, Israel
British Museum, ‘Statuephilia’, London, England
FLAG Art Foundation, ‘Attention to Detail’, New York NY
National Gallery of Canada, ‘Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner’, Ottawa, Canada (Travelling Exhibition)

2007
Parrish Art Museum, ‘All the More Real: Portrayals of Imtimacy and Empathy’ Southampton NY
Den Haag Sculptuur, ‘Den Haag Sculptuur 2007 De Overkant/ Down Under’, The Hague, Netherlands
Museum Folkwang Essen, ‘Rockers Island – Olbricht Collection’, Essen, Germany
Deutsches Hygiene Museum, ‘Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relations’, Desden, Germany
The New Art Gallery Walsall, ‘Out of the Box And In The Garman Ryan Collection’, Walsall, England

2006
Bruce Museum, ‘Best in Show: Dogs in Art from the Renaissance to the Present’, Greenwich CT
MoCA Taipei, ‘Slow Tech’, Taipei, Taiwan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, ‘Collection of the Foundation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain’, Tokyo, Japan
Neue Nationalgalerie, ‘Melancholie – Genie and Wahnsinn in der Kunst’, Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, ‘Figures in the Field – Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago’, Chicago IL
Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna, ‘Eretica’, Palermo, Italy

2005
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, ‘Genie et Folie en Occident: Une Histoire de la Melancolie’, Paris, France (Travelling Exhibition)
PMML Museum voor Moderne Kunst, ‘Soul’, Oostende, Belgium
Victoria H. Myhren Gallery, ‘In Limbo’, Denver CO
Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, ‘Getting Emotional’, Boston, MA

2004
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture’, Buffalo NY
National Gallery of Canada- Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, ‘Noah’s Ark’, Ottawa, Canada

2003
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, ‘Silver Dreams, Screens & Theories’, Victoria, Canada
National Gallery of Canada- Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, ‘The Body Transformed’, Ottawa, Canada
The Saatchi Gallery, ‘Rotunda: County Hall’, London, England
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, ‘Child in time’, Helmond, Netherlands
The Saatchi Gallery, ‘Works from the Collection’, London, England

2002
The British School, ‘Heavenly Creatures: Paula Rego and Ron Mueck’, Rome, Italy
The Museum of Modern Art, ‘A Perspective on Contemporary Art: Continuity and Departure’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
K21 Kunstammlung, ‘Startkapital’, Dusseldorf, Germany
NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, ‘A Perspective on Contemporary Art – Continuity/Transgression’, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Daniel Blau, ‘Manifeste, oder: Ergriffenheit – Was ist das?’, Munich, Germany

2001
La Biennale di Venezia 49 – The 49th Venice Biennale, ‘Plateau of Humankind’, Venice, Italy
C&M Arts, ‘Naked Since 1950’, New York NY
James Cohan Gallery, ‘The Passions: From Brueghel To Viola’, New York NY

2000
Saatchi Gallery, ‘Ant Noises’, London, England
Vinopolis, ‘Crusaid’, London, England
Millennium Dome, ‘The Mind Zone’, London, England
James Cohen Gallery, ‘Extra Ordinary’, New York NY

1999
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, ‘Unsichere Grenzen’, Kiel, Germany
California College of Arts and Crafts, ‘Spaced Out: Late 1990s Works from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection’, San Francisco CA
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, ‘House of Sculpture’, Monterrey, Mexico (Travelling Exhibition)
Tate Gallery Liverpool, ‘Heaven’, Liverpool, England
Brooklyn Museum of Art, ‘Sensation: Young British artists from the Saatchi Collection’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)

1998
Hamburger Bahnhof, ‘Sensation: Young British artists from the Saatchi Collection’, Berlin, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)

1997
London Royal Academy of the Arts, ‘Sensation: Young British artists from the Saatchi Collection’, London, England (Travelling Exhibition)

1996
Hayward Gallery, ‘Spellbound: Art and Film’, London, England

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