Marvelous Modern Sculptures – 12th Annual Sculpture by the Sea: Sydney, Australia

I-Sea by Tim Kyle, 2007

Sculptures have always been one of my favorite mediums. That’s why I’m excited about the 12th Annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibit which will take place next week along the coastline of Sydney’s Bondi Beach. The exhibition will feature over 100 large scale sculptures by 40 local and international artists. Over 500,000 visitors will view the sculptures against the beautiful back drop of the sea. Here are some inspiring sculptures from previous years.

Tetrapus by Bert Flugelman, 2007 Stainless steel

Time and Space – Facial Deconstruction by Michael Purdy, 2005 Sandstone, internal steel fastings

Time of Jurassic by Sui Jianguo, 2004 Painted fibreglass and steel

Sea/horse by Ian Swift, 2000 Wood & Steel

Swing by Phyllis Koshland, 2003 Bronze

Broken Family by Anthony Heywood, 2004 Household items – found objects and armature

Big Chook by Jeremy Parnell, 2005 Fibreglass, high gloss epoxy marine paint, metal

Lift Plonk by Chi Phan, 2007 Cold Cast Bronze Sculpture by the Sea website courtesy of designboom

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