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BIRDS AND ANIMALS IN BRONZE : A NEW EXHIBITION BY JANE DAWSON

Acclaimed Sculptor Jane Dawson with a glass of champagne leaning against her sculpture of the native bird, the Emu.

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.

Here is Dawson’s take on animals, man and nature, explicitly created as a compelling work of art with an integrity all its own. Continue reading BIRDS AND ANIMALS IN BRONZE : A NEW EXHIBITION BY JANE DAWSON

SCULPTURE SMASHED BY THE SEA

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 @ NEWINGTON ARMORY SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

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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.

The exhibition will provide the opportunity for some of Australia’s leading contemporary artists and audiences to seriously examine an aspect of human nature that is deeply embedded in our communal psyche – territorialism. Continue reading WAR – A PLAYGROUND PERSPECTIVE @ NEWINGTON ARMORY SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

SCULPTURE USING COLLECTED OBJECTS- A WEEKEND WORKSHOP WITH ANITA LARKIN

Anita Larkin
Sydney sculptor Anita Larkin

Anita Larkin has a special interest in the narrative associations that can be made from the found object and uses this as a beginning to develop sculptures.

A small-scale sculpture provides an opportunity to gather a viewer in close to an artwork, providing an intimate personal experience, drawing attention to small surface details. Continue reading SCULPTURE USING COLLECTED OBJECTS- A WEEKEND WORKSHOP WITH ANITA LARKIN