Sculpture by the sea

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi  23 October – 9 November 2014

Stephen King - fallout, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2013
Walcha sculptor Stephen King has been chosen over more than 100 local and international sculptors, to be the recipient of the $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize for his sculpture titled ‘fallout’ in the 17th annual Sculpture by the Sea 2013 exhibition at the Bondi to Coogee walk.
 
 

The Sculpture by the Sea exhibition began in 1997 and was held for one day around Bondi Beach. Sculpture by the Sea is now an established yearly event, held for three weeks at the end of October and early November at the Bondi to Coogee walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach and in March at Cottesloe Beach in Perth, WA. The Bondi to Coogee walk turns into an open air cliff top sculpture gallery. Around a 100 sculptures are displayed along the track from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach. Every year over 500,000 people make their way to the Sculpture by the Sea – Bondi exhibition to view art works on display for no charge. The Sculpture Indoor exhibition is held in a Marquee at Mark’s Park between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach where the exhibits are for sale. Parking in certain streets, close to the exhibition are reserved for local residents, please consider taking public transport to the Sculpture by the Sea. This year 106 sculptures are exhibited by local and foreign artists along the Bondi to Coogee walk. Sculpture by the Sea along the Bondi to Coogee walk is is the world’s largest free outdoor sculpture exhibition and one of Sydney’s most popular event.

Lucy Humphrie - Horizon, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2013
Lucy Humphrie - Horizon, Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2013

Local Tamarama artist and architect Lucy Humphry’s art work, an acrylic bowl filled with 1800 litres of water is this year’s crowd favourite.