October 13, 2010

National Gallery of Victoria

NGV Melbourne © Evelyn Howard 2010

A sculpture has it’s back to a glass wall with ongoing flow of water on one of it’s surface.

Ron Mueck's work © Evelyn Howard 2010

Ok, not really water, but one of Ron Mueck’s works on the gallery wall early this year. It was a fantastic show.

Here are more of his masterpieces from the exhibition:

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Ron Mueck's work © Evelyn Howard 2010 Ron Mueck's work © Evelyn Howard 2010

Ron Mueck's work © Evelyn Howard 2010 Ron Mueck's work © Evelyn Howard 2010

Happy Watery Wednesday.


linda said...

I must admit that Ron Mueck’s work scares me a bit... I have seen it before... eek!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...


My watery photos are shrimp boats coming in and a sailboat going out. Do stop by if you get a chance.

Kaori said...

Interesting how the arms are flinging out in the same way in the first two photos! Like Linda said, it is a bit creepy. But I like the second shot, it really does look like he's in a pool somewhere :D

Francisca said...

Hey, ni hao! Is that Victoria as in British Columbia... or as in in London... as or in Australia? Super realism - in painting or sculpture - always jolts me. I suppose that is the intention. I like the top metal sculpt with the glass fountain, though.

Evelyn said...

@ Francisca: Ahh, this is in Melbourne, Australia. Thanks for the question, I must remember to be clear about this next time :).

Yes, I do like the metal sculpture too and fountain, which are permanent displays/designs at the gallery.

Evelyn said...

@linda: I can see why it might be creepy. I wouldn't like to be alone with them, but it was ok in the gallery.

@Kaori: Good point about the first and second photo. I hadn't noticed!

Sadami said...

Dear Evelyn,
...me, too, I have the same feeling as Linda has. Anyway, thank you for the info.
Kind regards, Sadami

Kala said...

The top image of the sculpture with the water flowing behind it is lovely.

lisaschaos said...

Wow, they look so real! I'm in love the with floating in a pool and the feet shots. :)

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