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All works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: May 23, 2017 / News
Norton Flavel, Just Another ..., Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Clyde Yee.

We are excited to announce that all works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture By the Sea, Bondi 2017, which will take place from October 19 – November 5. The judging took place over 3 days at the National Art School, with works selected by our curatorial panel comprised of: •  Dr….


Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’ from Cottesloe, 2017

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Watch and listen as Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 17 exhibiting artist Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’. Her vibrant artwork is composed of over a thousand plastic bottles and hopes to spur a dialogue about over-consumption.


Cottesloe 2017 #sxsmoments Photo Competition Winner

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Kerrie Argent, Homeless, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Cecylia Sylwestrzak.

  We are excited to reveal that the winner of the 2017 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe #sxsmoments photo competition is Cecylia Sylwestrzak (@photosbycec) of Perth, WA for her photo of Kerrie Argent’s ‘Homeless.’ Cecylia receives 1 return flight to Sydney, 3 nights accommodation during Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 and the opportunity to…


Primary school students across the Pilbara vote for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artists

Posted: March 29, 2017 / News

We were thrilled to receive the email below from the principle of Port Headland School of the Air, informing us how he shared and disseminated the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition with his primary students and staff across the Pilbara. Through their internet /video conferencing school system the students learnt about the sculpture and…


Watch the highlights of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: March 28, 2017 / News, video
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If you missed Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017, don’t despair. We’ve put together this video featuring every work featured in the exhibition. Video production by Richard Watson Aerial Video captured by Mark Turner Music by: Angus Dawson – www.facebook.com/angusdawsonofficial and Anna O – www.facebook.com/annaomusic


EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award Winner

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Congratulations to Lucy Humphrey for ‘Horizon’ (pictured below), the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 recipient of the $5,000 EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award as voted by visitors of the exhibition and presented by Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop. Many thanks to Dinosaur Designs for the creation and donation of all of our Sculpture by the Sea artist award trophies. Watch our…


New $10,000 artist subsidy for Danish Artists to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: March 23, 2017 / News
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  Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce a new $10,000 artist subsidy for a Danish Artist to exhibit in every future exhibition of Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and Perth in Australia. Staged on the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi is one of the largest and best attended sculpture exhibitions in…


Art and the Environment: Creative Responses to Place at Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: March 22, 2017 / News
Cave Urban, The Golden Hour, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Clyde Yee

Following a successful Vivid Ideas session last year, Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to be invited back to participate in the 2017 program and hope you can join us for this exciting public program. With a unique exhibition site so connected with its environment, Sculpture by the Sea receives submissions for artworks that respond to the raw, rugged…


Edward Albee & Sculpture

Posted: March 15, 2017 / News
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  ‘Mr A’ is a sculpture by Zero Higashida is this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. The sculpture is a homage by Zero to Edward Albee and their friendship. Below is an obituary on Edward Albee. Edward Albee was the last of the quintet of great American playwrights born before World War Two, his…


Welcome Edith Cowan University

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Edith Cowan University (ECU) has joined Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe as a three year partnerfrom this year’s Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. There are a number of creative activations that form part of our partnership which include: An internship which provides a ECU student access and involvement in the design, installation and administration of…


The Act-Belong-Commit Passport Trail

Posted: March 14, 2017 / News
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  Join us on the Act-Belong-Commit Passport trail, brand new to Sculpture by the Sea 2017! Enjoy this free activity suitable for all ages to be in with a chance to win an Apple iPad!* To get started all you need to do is collect your passport from the Act-Belong-Commit or catalogue marquee. Whilst you walk around…


Diary of an educator, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017 / News
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The Alcoa School Education Program is an exciting and vital part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Artist Workshops, Focus Tours and Artist Talks provide unique opportunities for primary and secondary students to engage with and learn about sculpture, meet and work with real artists and have fun! Below, one of our Educators describes an Artist…


Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists

Posted: February 24, 2017 / News
Western Australia Invited Artists

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 (3 – 20 March 2017) is delighted to announce two of the world’s best known artists, Sir Tony Cragg RA and Zadok Ben-David, as this year’s Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists to exhibit major works in Western Australia for the first time. Cragg, one of the world’s foremost sculptors,…


Crown Resorts Foundation & Packer Family Foundation Invited Indigenous Artist Program

Posted: February 22, 2017 / News
Janine McAullay Bott, Fish Trap, 2016. Photo Artitja Fine Art and the artist.

  We are delighted to welcome Janine McAullay Bott, one of Australia’s foremost exponents of weaving and bush sculpture, and 2009 recipient and five times finalist in the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, as the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2017 Crown Resorts Foundation & Packer Family Foundation Invited Indigenous…


Rio Tinto Sculpture Award Announced at Cottesloe

Posted: February 20, 2017 / News
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The $50,000 Rio Tinto Sculpture Award has been awarded to Harsha Vardhan Durugadda of India for his work ‘Column of Sound’ at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe (pictured). The award was announced by Chris Salisbury, chief executive Rio Tinto Iron Ore at the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Rio Tinto, our Principal Partner, is gifting ‘Column…