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Haruyuki Uchida (Japan), ‘Stationary Shape’, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.

Haruyuki Uchida (Japan)

‘Stationary Shape’

Materials  stainless steel, magnet, paint

Dimensions  210 x 92 x 82 cm

Statement The artist aims to make sculptures that are closely connected to gravity.

Biography  Haruyuki Uchida is a renowned sculptor in the field of kinetic art. He has participated in significant group exhibitions in Japan including the Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2009 and 2012, the Takamijima Project in the Setouchi Triennale, Japan 2013, 2016 and 2019, for which he was the Project Director in those years. Uchida’s work is internationally represented in Kyoto National Museum of Modern Arts, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea. He is represented in private and public collections in Australia including ArtsACT, Canberra International Airport and the Holmes à Court collection. Uchida has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 7 times since 2006, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 6 times since 2008 and Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2009.

 

Markus Hofer (Austria), ‘The Elements of Time’, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.

Markus Hofer (Austria)

‘The Elements of Time’ (2018)

Materials  iron

Dimensions  250 x 150 x 1 cm

Statement  ‘The Elements of Time’ shows a picture everyone has seen thousands of times, but never in such a setting. It is an attempt to work differently on the presentation of reality.

Biography  Graduate of the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna 2003. Numerous exhibitions throughout Austria and internationally including Germany, Greece, France, Italy, Slovakia and USA. Solo exhibitions include the Albertina, Vienna 2012 and Salzburg Museum 2015. Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016 & 2019.

 

Peter Lundberg (USA), ‘Giorgio’, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.

Peter Lundberg (USA)

‘Giorgio’

Materials  Cast concrete, steel, earth

Dimensions  1000 x 300 x 100 cm

Biography  Recipient Nord Art Award 2011, Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Award Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2012, Macquarie Group Sculpture Award Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2014. Exhibited in USA, China, Europe and Australia. Represented in public collections including Sculpture Fields Chattanooga, Frankfurt, Town of Cottesloe, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Sculpture Encounters – Granite Island, SA and the Harbour Trust, Sydney. Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 9 times since 2011. Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 8 times since 2012.

 

Peter Lundberg (USA), ‘Eclipse’, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.

Peter Lundberg (USA)

‘Eclipse’

Materials  Cast concrete, steel, earth

Biography  Recipient Nord Art Award 2011, Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Award Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2012, Macquarie Group Sculpture Award Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2014. Exhibited in USA, China, Europe and Australia. Represented in public collections including Sculpture Fields Chattanooga, Frankfurt, Town of Cottesloe, Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Sculpture Encounters – Granite Island, SA and the Harbour Trust, Sydney. Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 9 times since 2011. Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 8 times since 2012.

 

Takahiro Hirata (Japan), ‘Dark Night Shine’ 2014, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.

Takahiro Hirata (Japan)

‘Dark Night Shine’ (2014)

Materials  India black granite, white granite

Dimensions  235 x 180 x 75 cm

Statement  In Japan, an arrow is a talisman that shoots and protects against evil spirits. The work envisages a shining arrow which breaks through darkness.

Biography  10 solo exhibitions in Nagoya City, Aichi, Japan. Represented in public and private collections including Asago Museum, Makurazaki City and Town of Cottesloe. Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 7 times since 2012. Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 7 times since 2014.

 

Tim Macfarlane Reid (WA), ‘Grace’, Thompson Estate Margaret River Vineyard. Photo Martine Perret.

Tim Macfarlane Reid (WA)

‘Grace’

Materials  jesmonite, stainless steel

Dimensions  170 x 155 x 70 cm

Statement  Transformed from liquid to solid; movement, motion and fluidity is encapsulated in this solid form.

Biography  BFA NAS 1995. Solo and group exhibitions include Gallows Gallery, Perth. Represented in WA collections of Town of Cottesloe, City of Swan, Kalgoorlie Court House, Kattanning Health Centre and State Theatre. Exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 5 times since 2007 and Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 13 times since 2006.

 

Rodney Kevin Laws, ‘Safe Planet’, Thompson Estate Sculpture Collection. Photo Martine Perret.