Reminds me of Sculpture by the sea, September, Sydney Eastern beaches.


IMG_6686 A sharp angular plinth only accentuates the continuous curve of Arissara Reed & Davin Nurimba’s ‘Acoustic Chamber‘, 2015. Seen at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Image: Su Leslie, 2015

For anyone who knows me, it will be no surprise that I’ve chosen images of sculptures for this week’s Daily Post Photo Challenge on the theme of curve. If there is anything unexpected here, it’s that I’ve been so restrained in the number of images chosen.

Bernar Venet, '88.5° ARC x 8'. Seen at Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara, NZ. Image: Su Leslie, 2015 Curved corten steel ribs form Bernar Venet, 88.5° ARC x 8. Seen at Gibbs Farm Sculpture Park, Kaipara, NZ. Image: Su Leslie, 2015

It’s difficult to convey the scale of Anish Kapoor’s ‘Dismemberment, Site 1. The work is 85 metres long (278 feet); a steel and fabric tube whose ends are 25 metres x 8 metres (82 feet x 26 feet). It literally sits between two hills on a vast…

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  1. Thanks for the reblog. The shot of ‘Acoustic Chamber’ was taken at Sculpture by the Sea, 2015. Wonderful exhibition. I hope to go back to Sydney for this year’s.


      • Yes; while the works in the park last year were good; they were only a fraction (and certainly not the most interesting fraction) of the whole experience. One of the things I like about the Gibbs Farm park is that although they don’t allow vehicle access normally, they do permit mobility scooters and other vehicles to drive through the park so that those with limited mobility aren’t disadvantaged. But obviously that isn’t possible on a coastal walkway 😦


      • No I noticed a certain repetition in the Works that were in the Park and didn’t take as many photos, they are gradually extending the Accessible part of the Walkway and we hope that the Sculpture might extend toward that way.

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