Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: November 1, 2013 by Mo Crow in art exhibitions
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Sculpture by the Sea is on again here in Sydney !
Horizon (on the cliff ) by Lucy HumphreyHorizon by Lucy HumphreyHorizon by Lucy Humphrey
acrylic sphere, water, steel, timber and masonry base
180 x 150 cm diameter
Artist’s Statement: “Horizon is a site specific sculpture that celebrates the surrounding natural environment. Using water as a sculptural material, the work will temporarily transform the viewer’s experience of the site, as a monument to the coastal landscape and the constant line of the horizon.”
Mikaela Castledine's red crowsEast of the mulberry tree- the legend of ten red crows by Mikaela Castledine (WA)
crocheted polypropylene , steel frame
tree 180cm x 220cm x 120cm
crows 40cm x 60cm x 25 cm each
Artist’s statement: “The legend of the ten red crows describes birds as bringers of enlightenment to a world not ready or able to accept it.”
10-red-crows by Mikaela CastledineOld Man Crow and I voted for this one in the People’s Choice award
Kirsten Lewis concealed craftconcealed craft by Kirsten Lewis
60cm x 150cm x 300cm
Artist’s statement: “An exploration of form and function and a comment on society’s attitude towards asylum seekers”

These are just the handful of photos I caught with my little point and shoot camera but 100’s of good photographers are taking fabulous photos each day
you can see all 107 sculptures on the Sculpture by the Sea website here
their Facebook page here
behind the scenes youtube clips here
sxs instagram photos here
sxs flickr group here

and this is a bluebottle on the beach, so very pretty but they do have a sting!

  1. Patricia says:

    i’m speechless. landlocked as well. how amazing to have this vista so near at hand

  2. Valerianna says:

    Great!!! I particularly love the sphere – “Horizon”…. magical.

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