Sunday, November 20, 2011

Sculpture by the Sea - Bondi to Tamarama

Number 2 son and I went to the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition on Friday.  They are doing very little at school and he is artistic, and we really needed a day out.  So we took the bus to Bondi Beach - along with THOUSANDS of other people.  Mainly tourists I suspect, but it was packed.


The sculptures are installed along the Coastal Path from North Bondi to Tamarama Beach - which is about 2 kms long running right along the cliff top with beautiful windcarved rocks and rock ledges and grassed areas.  All perfect for exhibiting large sculptures.  


A lifesized herd of zebras at Bondi!!!!

This is my favourite .... such a clever use of the location....want it in my garden - by Juan Pablo Pinto & Clary Akon out of galvanised steel and is worth $18500


Used to have a tap set just like this in our old bathroom





This is my other favourite.....beautifully and painstaking mosaic  by Deborah Halpern "Ship of Fools" worth $145,000



A lovely day was had by all.  And, even better, when I got home my new project had arrived - Glorafilia Swans needlepoint cushion.....another one to add to the queue.  But how quick will it be!!??  It is tent stitch, so I only have to sew it once....and it is on 14 count canvas.....get it done at light speed!!!!  (Yeah I know "Dream On!!")  Oh Insomnia where art Thou??




Hope all is well with you all....and don't forget LIVE YOUR LIFE!! Happy Stitching


4 comments:

  1. Oh man Mrs D those swans are awesome. You described them to me an we did a little google search but the pics u posted are amazing!!! The coastal exhibition...too cool. I love the faucets. Happy you had a great day with son, (assuming Tim can't see this being Pat's wahoo) and visited some incredible artistic wahoos!. Miss u gorgeous girl xoxo Princes

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  2. Princess --not sure what happened to the extra S may have drowned in my Chardonnay!!

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  3. Love the pictures lovie, I think you missed your calling as a photographer. Also love the swans....hurry up and finish them so you can buy the cute kitty tapestry. Miss you also xxx See you Wed night.

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  4. Thank you lovely girls.....miss you....but can't say I miss being at work....could easily get used to this lady of leisure stuff. Love Mrs D

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