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Behind the scenes

While we're looking at sculptures at the larger end of the scale bracket, here's Ron Mueck's A girl

We featured her epic journey from Edinburgh to Melbourne in the current Bulletin, but here are a few shots of her coming out of her case here in Christchurch.

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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.

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Shyness and sculpture

Shyness and sculpture

Reporters like to begin their stories about Ron Mueck by noting that he is famously media-shy. Since television and newspapers thrive on personality, celebrity and ‘direct access' to the stars, journalists clearly feel it necessary to explain to their audiences that they won't be hearing from the artist himself. Beyond this, however, not much more gets said about Mueck's reluctance to talk. It's treated as a minor difficulty, something to be mentioned in passing before moving on to the artworks. And for that reason, surely it's not the kind of thing I should be bringing up in an official essay...

But I have a suspicion there's more to it.