Australian sculptor, Jane Dawson brings birds, animals and human figures to life in her beautifully made and finely executed sculpture exhibition at Maunsell Wickes gallery in Paddington.
Over time, Jane has found the point of balance in her sculptures, capturing the `bush spirit’ and images of the various species that roam the globe in a well-defined array of bronze and copper art
pieces that impress.
In an unprecedented weather event, the number of works in sculpture by the sea were destroyed by huge seas at Tamarama and South Bondi. One of the sculptures closest to the seashore was Fair Dinkum Offshore Processing by Melbourne sculptor Bronek Kozka was washed away and ruined. When told about it in Melbourne Mr Kozka was understandably upset. His distress was not only due to the loss of his work, but also the loss of the sculpture’s message – the ill-treatment of refugees.
Mr Kozka stated that, ‘It was made in response to successive governments who have decided to ill treat some of the most vulnerable people on the planet…Their treatment has been shameful.Continue reading SCULPTURE SMASHED BY THE SEA→
WAR – A Playground Perspective is a FREE exhibition to be displayed for the first time at Newington Armory at Sydney Olympic Park from 10am-4pm between Saturday 14 May-Sunday 14 August 2016 – weekends only.