Its cleverly cantilevered forms moved effortlessly, as if by magic, creating shapes that, from where I sat, looked two dimensional then three dimensional. I became entranced watching this graceful sculpture slowly change its form as I sipped my latte on the terrace of Koffi on Tahquitz Canyon Road, Palm Springs. I crossed the road to… Continue reading Kinetic Sculpture in Palm Springs
She occupies a corner of a courtyard at the Migration Museum in Adelaide, It is not a not particularly appealing space, yet I found myself moving closer, drawn to this skinny elongated form. The bronze figure is dedicated to the other (non-Indigenous) stolen generation, children, some orphans, some wards of the state, sent from Britain… Continue reading British Child Migrants Memorial
The little girls who helped their father build her are young women now. Time has rusted away her marmaid tail but she still has pert Madonna breasts. She’s growing old gracefully, with a garland of yellow flowers blooming, crown-like around her head in the spring. Once apon a time she had the letterbox suspended above… Continue reading Tale of a mermaid
Sadly I don’t know the name of the artist who created this beautiful sphere suspended outside the Australian National Gallery in Canberra.
James Turrell, Skyspace Within Without 2010, Sculpture Garden, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
HARBOUR CYCLES, Alfred Street, Bradfield Park North, Milsons Point “Harbour Cycles acknowledges North Sydney’s role in the maritime and industrial heritage of the Harbour which was once one of the busiest ports in the world. It speaks of its proximity to the foreshore with images taken from maritime machinery, water turbulence, rivets and… Continue reading North Sydney Public Art Trail
FOXIE, Alfred Street, Bradfield Park North, Milsons Point A favourite landmark with local residents and group walking tours is Clary Akon’s Foxie – a humble bronze statue that stands on top of Broomfield Memorial Drinking Fountain in the rockery garden at Bradfield Park North. The diminutive sculpture was installed in 2007 atop the original… Continue reading North Sydney Public Art Trail