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Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra

Posted: August 11, 2017 / News
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Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra for the opening of Sculpture at Barangaroo 2017. The proclamation Terra Omnia was written in approx. 3.5 x 25m sand letters on the angled headland at Barangaroo accompanied by a nyaja gurdiri (sand circle) with materials for audience participation – native flora including wildflowers, foliage from site, nuts and…


Helen Lempriere Scholarship 2017 Recipients Announced

Posted: August 3, 2017 / News
Ron Robertson-Swann, Inner Sanctum, Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of the prestigious Helen Lempriere Scholarships for 2017: Senior Sculptor: Ron Robertson-Swann OAM, Sydney, NSW; Mid Career Sculptor: Dr Julie Gough, Hobart, Tasmania; and Emerging Sculptor: Harrie Fasher, Oberon, NSW. This year’s recipients, who will all exhibit in the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017, represent the…


Sculpture Outside In

Posted: July 17, 2017 / News
Jennifer Cochrane, Steel Stack Monument, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo K Drennan

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to present ‘Sculpture Outside In’, an exhibition of large contemporary sculpture by prominent Western Australian artists to be open weekdays at Central Park, St George’s Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD, between Wednesday 19 and Friday 28 July. Exhibiting artists include, Kathy Allam, Kerrie Argent, Mikaela Castledine, Jennifer…


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

Posted: May 23, 2017 / News
Marcus Tatton, The Message, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Jessica Wyld

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….


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

Posted: / Announced, Awards, News
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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…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 is on its way from 3 – 20 March!

Posted: January 24, 2017 / News
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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 opens to the public on 3 March, 2017 and it’s all systems go as we prepare for the 13th annual exhibition.  Featuring artists from across Australia as well as countries as different and far apart as China, Germany, Japan, Finland, New Zealand and the Czech Republic, Cottesloe Beach will be transformed…


People’s Choice Award & Kids’ Choice Award Winner Announced!

Posted: November 8, 2016 / Announced, Awards
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Congratulations to Gillie & Marc Schattner for ‘Buried Rhino’, the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016 recipients of the $5,000 Allen’s People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award supported by Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM. This sculpture of a rhino buried in the sand of Tamarama Beach (whose belly children loved climbing over) raises awareness of the plight of these beautiful, vulnerable…


The Bondi 2016 Exhibition from Above

Posted: October 23, 2016 / News, video
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See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi filmed from above the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. Thanks to our drone team and Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM for making this possible.


Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient 2015, Samantha Small

Posted: August 1, 2016 / News
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The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are awarded to Australian sculptors in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The scholarships are made possible by the Helen Lempriere Bequest created through the will of the late Keith Wood, husband of the late Australian artist Helen Lempriere and managed by Perpetual.


Helen Lempriere Scholarship recipient 2012 – Philip Spelman

Posted: July 30, 2016 / video
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“The importance of Sculpture by the Sea to my career has been considerable. It is my only opportunity to regularly show large scale works. It resulted in my first overseas sales and my first overseas exhibition.”


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Time-lapse highlights

Posted: March 22, 2016 / News, video
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To celebrate Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016, we would like to share with you some highlights of the exhibition. Thank you to the wonderful Gareth Carr for capturing the spirit of the artworks and the crowds over the past few weeks with his time-lapse photography and toPaul Donovan for the aerial footage.


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Education Program

Posted: August 15, 2017 / News
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We are excited to have started organising the Sculpture by the Sea Education Program 2017.  Each year over 2,400 primary and secondary students participate and bookings are now underway.  The program aims to provide students and teachers with an informative, stimulating, ‘out of class room’ and fun experience through: Workshops offering a unique experience for students to meet and…


Sydney Sculpture Conference – Contributing Speakers

Posted: July 25, 2017 / News
Image credit- Anish Kapoor, The Eye in Stone, 1998 - Lødingen Municipality. Photo Trym Ivar Bergsmo

Maaretta Jaukkuri, Curator of Artscape Nordland and Peter Boardman, Head Engineer, Structure Design for Gibbs Farm join our 2017 Sydney Sculpture Conference line-up and will each present a Keynote session on their fascinating work spanning decades. Maaretta Jaukkuri – Curator, Artscape Nordland Since 1989, Maaretta Jaukkuri has been the curator of the international sculpture programme…


Sculpture at Barangaroo

Posted: July 4, 2017 / News
Richard Tipping, Kangooroo - Courtesy of Australian Galleries, Sculpture at Barangaroo 2017

Sculpture at Barangaroo returns to Barangaroo Reserve from 5-20 August 2017, presented in partnership with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority and Sculpture by the Sea. The visually stunning, free-to-the-public outdoor exhibition will surprise and delight Sydneysiders and visitors as they explore the greenspace at the spectacular Harbour foreshore park. Visitors can enjoy 14 artworks by nine…


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

Posted: May 23, 2017 / News
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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…


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 was pleased to be invited back to participate in the 2017 program and would like to thank all who joined 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,…


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…