First of all, I want to clear your doubt that the featured image is not what you are thinking, that means, a grandmother holding her grandchild. Yes, actually it is a hyperrealistic sculpture.
The meaning of Hyper-realistic Sculpture
Hyperrealism is a genre of sculpture that basically resembles a high-definition photograph where the artist’s aim is to create something that looks like a real thing. Following are the sculptures that were made by Ron Mueck:
Ron Mueck was born in Australia but is currently working in the United Kingdom (UK).
Ron started his career as a creative director in Australian children’s television but later moved to America to work in Film and Advertising industry.
His first publically acclaimed sculpture was, “Dead Dad” and was included in the 1997 exhibition Sensation at the Royal Academy of Arts, London.
Other sculptures that he made were Mother and Child, Pregnant Woman, Man in a Boat and Swaddled Baby.