once in a while you come across an artist that overwhelms you with the ordinary and inspires you with the familiar. ron mueck is an australian hyper-realist sculpture whose incredible works feature babies, old ladies and the ordinary street folk but in gigantic proportions. he’s crazy awesome! only way to appreciate his works is to look at it. here are a few from damncoolpics.blogspot.com:
more after the jump…
it’s a girl
there are other works of his but id lose space. he’s not alone in this field. other notable hyper-realist sculptors are listed in webdesignerdepot and blog of francesco mugnai.