Life-Like Human Sculptures in a Mexico Museum Amaze Visitors

Sculptures by Ron Mueck, the Australilan sculptor, have been startling visitors at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City. The sculptures of men, women and children in different pensive moods look no less than real. Some of the famous works of Mueck that are currently on display at the Mexican museum include Mother and Child, Pregnant Woman, Man in a Boat and Swaddled Bab.

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “Man in a Boat” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “In Bed” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

A sculpture entitled “Mask II” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck is seen at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “Spooning Couple” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “Drift” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “Still Life” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

Visitors look at a sculpture entitled “Woman with sticks” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

A visitor takes photographs of a sculpture entitled “Baby” by Australian sculptor Ron Mueck at the San Ildefonso Museum in Mexico City September 20, 2011. (REUTERS/Henry Romero)

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