Photo of the week
Those of you from Sydney have probably heard of Sculpture by the Sea, an art exhibition that takes place on the beautiful walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Those of you that don’t know about this outdoor exhibit can find out more about it at their website http://sculpturebythesea.com/. It is an interesting walk that has grown to be very popular among Sydneysiders. We went recently and there were so many people that it took us almost four hours to see the 109 sculptures and walk the roughly 1 kilometre distance.
The art was nice but very similar to last year. It seemed to us that the same artists were invited to participate again and produced work that was very similar to the year before. Here is my favorite piece because of how expressive it is, to me it has a lot of movement which appealed to me.
Another one that I thought was funny and interesting is shown in the next photograph.
When I saw the Lumphead sculpture I had a feeling like I was in a science fiction movie with some sort of large alien coming towards me. I took a photograph of it so that it was blocking out the sun with it’s giant head to make it look even bigger.
Another sculpture that I found interesting used recycled bottle caps and plastic ties to create what looked like a river landscape. I liked it because it reminded me of a diorama in which you could get lost and explore it, with different vistas depending on which vantage point you viewed the sculpture from.
The last photograph is of a sculpture that is very similar to one that was displayed last year. The sculpture did not interest me as much as some others, but it proved to be impressive to this boy who I managed to capture with this photograph.
The little boy was fascinated but wasn’t quite sure what to do with the sculpture.
Overall it was a nice way to spend a few hours outside looking at art, but I hope that next year’s exhibit is going to have works that are different from those of previous years.