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Rio Tinto Sculpture Prize Announced

Posted: March 4, 2016 / Major Prize
Dale Miles, Parallel Thinking Space, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. Photo Jessica Wyld

The inaugural Rio Tinto Sculpture Prize of $50,000, the most generous award for sculpture in Western Australia was announced by Hon. John Day MLA, Minister for Planning, Culture and the Arts at the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, to Dale Miles (NSW) for his sculpture Parallel Thinking Space. This acquisitive award will be…


Jörg Plickat’s ‘Divided Planet’ given a permanent home at Sydney’s Headland Park

Posted: November 17, 2015 / Major Prize, News
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We are pleased to announce that the recipient of this year’s $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize, Jörg Plickat’s ‘Divided Planet’, has been installed at Headland Park, Georges Heights in Mosman as a gift to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust for permanent public enjoyment. The sculpture joins previous Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize recipients, Stephen King’s Fallout…


Jörg Plickat receives the 2015 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize!

Posted: October 22, 2015 / Major Prize, News
Jörg Plickat, divided planet, Sculptuer by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

Deputy Premier Troy Grant announced Jörg Plickat from Germany as the recipient of the $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize for his sculpture divided planet at the launch of the 19th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi on the opening day of the exhibition. The $60,000 acquisitive award is the most generous annual sculpture prize in Australia…