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Sculpture By The Sea Cancelled, Again

For the second year running Bondi's iconic Sculpture By The Sea event has cancelled. Organisers of the event which would historically draw up to 500,000 people to the two-kilometre coastal stretch from Bondi to Tamarama have sighted the ongoing COVID-19 delta outbreak as the reason behind their decision. In a statement the organisers conceded that […]

Sculpture By The Sea Returning

With Sydney making great strides towards flattening the curve of COVID-19 arts organisations and local councils are begin to make preparations for the future. Waverley Council and Sculpture By The Sea in particular have formulated a plan to bring the iconic event back in October. The world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition plans to […]

Seaside sculptures walking away

BY ALEC SMART Sculpture by the Sea, the annual three-week artists’ trail that takes place between late October and early November every year on the seafront walkway between Bondi Beach and Tamarama, is threatening to leave the area after this year’s event. It will end 22 years of incredible artworks set imaginatively into the landscape, […]

Sculpture by the Sea 2016

In local parlance, the walk from Bondi to Bronte is known as the goat trail. In all seasons, it is a beautiful wander, encompassing Bondi, Tamarama and Bronte. Sculpture by the Sea takes advantage of the landscapes to showcase artists local and global. This year, more than 100 artists from 17 countries exhibit their art in the beach and cliffside environment, stretching across two kilometres. Started 20 years ago by founding director David Handley, the free […]

Sculpture by Barangaroo

Long-running annual art event Sculpture by the Sea is expanding out from the length of the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk to Barangaroo Reserve. Running over August, Sculpture at Barangaroo is a free event that showcases twelve artworks by Australian artists – six existing, and six new works commissioned specially for the event. The program […]

Sculpture by the Sea

It's the time of year for sun, surf and sand, and naturally for the popular annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. The Bondi to Tamarama walk is being carefully prepared for the installation of a series of magnificent sculptures which will captivate, titillate and complement the blindingly azure ocean and the craggy edges of the […]

Sculptures on a grand scale

A wave of eucalypt sticks threatens to break in Mark’s Park, concrete stairs along the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk have transformed into ebony and ivory piano keys and a giant steel lifeguard watches over Bondi beach, wearing nothing but a thin patina of oxidisation. Welcome to Sculpture by the Sea 2010. This year marks […]