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Exhibition

A beach sculpture exhibition in Australia

A walk among the art works of the “Sculpture by the Sea” event in Sydney, the world’s largest annual open-air exhibition.

 

Part of the spectacular wind-carved sandstone cliff line that can be seen at the venue of the exhibition in Sydney.
Part of the spectacular wind-carved sandstone cliff line that can be seen at the venue of the exhibition in Sydney. Photo: Romain Maitra
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Lv Pinchang’s “Space Plan”  (cast iron, cast aluminium, 300 × 500 × 300 cm and 290 × 310 × 310 cm).
Lv Pinchang’s “Space Plan” (cast iron, cast aluminium, 300 × 500 × 300 cm and 290 × 310 × 310 cm).Photo: Romain Maitra
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Zhang Wei’s “Layers of Mountain”  (rusted steel, 120 × 600 × 70 cm).
Zhang Wei’s “Layers of Mountain” (rusted steel, 120 × 600 × 70 cm).Photo: Romain Maitra
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Wang Wei’s “Walking” (bronze, 516 × 385 × 100 cm).
Wang Wei’s “Walking” (bronze, 516 × 385 × 100 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
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Mu Boyan’s “Horizon” (stainless steel, spray paint, 320 × 240 × 300 cm).
Mu Boyan’s “Horizon” (stainless steel, spray paint, 320 × 240 × 300 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
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Ron Robertson-Swann’s “Quantum” (steel, 300 × 490 × 275 cm).
Ron Robertson-Swann’s “Quantum” (steel, 300 × 490 × 275 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
6/18
Albert Paley’s “Languorous Repose” (stainless steel, 448 × 247 × 178 cm).
Albert Paley’s “Languorous Repose” (stainless steel, 448 × 247 × 178 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
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Matthew Harding’s “Antithesis” (stainless steel, 750 × 500 × 500 cm).
Matthew Harding’s “Antithesis” (stainless steel, 750 × 500 × 500 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
8/18
Wataru Hamasaka’s “The Sound of Sky: The Physical Ring VI” (granite, 120 × 180 × 82 cm).
Wataru Hamasaka’s “The Sound of Sky: The Physical Ring VI” (granite, 120 × 180 × 82 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
9/18
Georgina Humphries’ “Groundswell” (reclaimed tents, sails and gazebos, upholstery thread, etc., 300 × 540 × 1,600 cm).
Georgina Humphries’ “Groundswell” (reclaimed tents, sails and gazebos, upholstery thread, etc., 300 × 540 × 1,600 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
10/18
Michael Le Grand’s “Guardian” (steel, 210 × 147 × 96 cm).
Michael Le Grand’s “Guardian” (steel, 210 × 147 × 96 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
11/18
 April Pine’s “Shifting Horizons” (Corten steel, approximately 200 × 60 × 40 cm each).
April Pine’s “Shifting Horizons” (Corten steel, approximately 200 × 60 × 40 cm each). Photo: Romain Maitra
12/18
Barbara Licha’s “CBD” (galvanised wire and mesh, stainless steel bar, 215 × 215 × 107 cm).
Barbara Licha’s “CBD” (galvanised wire and mesh, stainless steel bar, 215 × 215 × 107 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
13/18
Cao Hui’s “A Bicycle Covered by Snow” (white marble, 120 × 185 × 60 cm).
Cao Hui’s “A Bicycle Covered by Snow” (white marble, 120 × 185 × 60 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
14/18
Charlie Trivers’ “Layers” (eco-ply, bio resin, 6-12 × 40-80 × 20-40 cm).
Charlie Trivers’ “Layers” (eco-ply, bio resin, 6-12 × 40-80 × 20-40 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
15/18
Jimmy Rix’s “St. George and the Dragon” (Corten steel, 355 × 405 × 216 cm). In the distance, Cool Shit’s “Damien Hirst Looking for Sharks” (PVC tarpaulin, ripstop nylon, 680 × 600 × 700 cm).
Jimmy Rix’s “St. George and the Dragon” (Corten steel, 355 × 405 × 216 cm). In the distance, Cool Shit’s “Damien Hirst Looking for Sharks” (PVC tarpaulin, ripstop nylon, 680 × 600 × 700 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
16/18
Kevin Draper’s “Configuration” (forged, painted steel, 320 × 320 × 320 cm).
Kevin Draper’s “Configuration” (forged, painted steel, 320 × 320 × 320 cm). Photo: Romain Maitra
17/18
James Parrett’s “M-fortysix” (316 stainless steel, automotive paint, 220 × 255 × 200 cm). It bagged the A$70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award.
James Parrett’s “M-fortysix” (316 stainless steel, automotive paint, 220 × 255 × 200 cm). It bagged the A$70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award. Photo: Romain Maitra
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