A walk at dawn Sculpture by the Sea 2011

Posted: November 9, 2011 by Mo Crow in art exhibitions
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Sculpture by the Sea is an international sculpture exhibition in it’s 15th year
I made the pilgrimage at dawn yesterday
Peter Tilly Domestic Bliss Peter Tilly “Domestic Bliss” NSW Australia
(bronze, corten steel 140cm x 30cm x 30cm)
artist’s statement: Contemplating the next move in an ordinary domestic situation.

Nawurapu Wunungmurra mokuy 2010Nawurapu Wunungmurra “mokuy 2010”  NT Australia
(bronze 214 cm x 30cm x 30cm)
Artist’s statement: These are our spirits dancing their final ceremony in this dimension before continuing their cycle through the water into the next.
Bronwyn Berman Spindrift 2010Bronwyn Berman “Spindrift 2010” NSW Australia
(stainless steel, timber, aluminium, stone 200cm x 200cm x 250cm)
Artist’s statement: Represents the actions of wind and water. The spiral is the flow of the fluid elements, the action forms the plant and mineral matter.
Bronwyn Berman Spindrift 2010 detaildetail of Bronwyn’s “Spindrift  2010
Browyn Berman Spindrift 2010 bthis photo was taken a while later after a bit of magical synchronicity when Bronwyn spotted me photographing her work & we took a walk round the headland to visit Jenny Orchard’s “Weeds and Ghosts”, this was Bronwyn’s favourite
Jenny Orchard weeds and ghostsJenny Orchard “weeds and ghosts” NSW Australia
(metal, clay 170cm x 40cm x 40cm)
Artist’s statement: Wildlife, vegetable, marine and mammal will their own diversification and celebration in the face of an impending extinction. Long may the party go on.

Jenny Orchard weeds and ghosts 2this was my favourite of Jenny’s,  her work is so very beguiling!
Yoshio Nitta Pot will fly 2011-2Yoshio Nitta “pot will fly 2011-2” Japan
(copper, resin with fibreglass, stainless steel 200cm x 180cm x 120cm)
Artist’s statement: The artist would like to carry the beautiful sky in this pot to you.
Deborah Halpern ship of fools Deborah Halpern “ship of fools” VIC Australia
(glass, ceramic, aluminium, steel, fibreglass 275cm x 275cm x 55cm)
Artist’s statement: The artist aims to inspire, surprise, delight and dismay.
Byeong Doo Moon i have been dreaming to be a tree... IIByeong Doo Moon “I have been dreaming to be a tree … II” South Korea
(stainless steel 350cm x 200cm x 270cm)
Artist’s statement: Transforming a cold mass of steel into an organic, fragile and flowing elegance. Exploring possibilities of the ancient craft of blacksmithing.

There is 109 sculptures exhibited this year just click on the link at the top of this post to see them all & here’s a couple of photos of Mother Nature & Father Time’s work on the sandstone
Mother Nature and Father Timethe eyes of Mother Nature and Father Time

  1. margaret johnson says:

    Must have been a buzz being there Mo. You have posted two of my favourite pieces. Nawurapu Wunungmurra’s Spirits and ,Byeong Doo Moon’s I have dreaming to be a tree. Beautiful. ox

    • Mo Crow says:

      we make the pilgrimage every year at dawn it’s a beautiful walk just added a couple of photos of Mother Nature & Father Time’s handiwork on the headland

  2. Valerianna says:

    How cool… I love the deer dreaming of being a tree… I had a dream like that once… reindeer antlers growing into enormous trees and I was on top being shot straight up into the clouds! This reminded me of that.

  3. Wish I could be there—what a perfect combination of art and nature!

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