Journal

Bondi Memorial: Rise

Bondi Memorial: Rise

Dedicated to all the victims and survivors targeted during a spate of homophobic and transphobic violence from the 1970s to the 1990s in Sydney and NSW.

Design Robotics project wins Excellence in Innovation Award

Design Robotics project wins Excellence in Innovation Award

IMCRC congratulates its ‘Design Robotics for Mass Customisation’ team on winning the Cooperative Research Centre Association’s 2020 Award for Excellence in Innovation.

In the Workshop: Foundry

In the Workshop: Foundry

Occasionally, a project will reach the floor that requires an especially complex casting process – recently, this challenge came in the form of Libby Harward’s Piccabeen Basket, a work conceived in collaboration with Judy Watson for Gold Coast’s HOTA.

National Gallery of Australia announces major sculpture commission by Lindy Lee

National Gallery of Australia announces major sculpture commission by Lindy Lee

To be built at our Brisbane workshop, 'Ouroboros' will be constructed from mirror-polished recycled and reclaimed stainless steel and weighing approximately 13 tonnes; it will be the largest acquisition and one of the most significant public art commissions ever in Australia.

Incredible Things Issue Two

Incredible Things Issue Two

Looking back at some the incredible things we have delivered recently in Australia, China, the United States and the Middle East.

Waka made from hundreds of crystals lands at Toi o Tāmaki

Waka made from hundreds of crystals lands at Toi o Tāmaki

A 10-metre-high waka made of crystals created by artist Reuben Paterson has taken pride of place at the Auckland Art Gallery,

Sarah Sze Embeds Mirrored Installation into Storm King Art Center's Landscape

Sarah Sze Embeds Mirrored Installation into Storm King Art Center's Landscape

Sarah Sze has created an 11-metre-wide concave sculpture to capture a pool of reflected sky in the dirt at Storm King Art Center. The work, entitled Fallen Sky, is made up of 132 individual elements with surfaces of mirror-polished stainless steel.

Five Questions with Elisa Jane Carmichael

Five Questions with Elisa Jane Carmichael

Quandamooka woman and multi-disciplinary artist Elisa Jane Carmichael was born in Brisbane. Her works draw inspiration from her salt-water heritage and her connections to country, building upon a foundation of cultural knowledge and practice that has been passed down by her family.

Sydney Harbour ferry features traditional wave designs that recognise local Aboriginal clans

Sydney Harbour ferry features traditional wave designs that recognise local Aboriginal clans

New South Wales First Nations artist Warwick Keen has just completed the biggest artwork of his life and his canvas is a Sydney Harbour ferry.

Time Loop – a visual tribute to the ongoing transformation of Hong Kong

Paul Cocksedge's Time Loop Installation Echoes Ongoing Hong Kong Transformation

Paul Cocksedge Studio has teamed up with Sino Group to reveal a new piece of public art dubbed ‘Time Loop’ settling at the entrance of Yue Man Square in Hong Kong.

Sarah Sze at the UAP foundry with the steel armature and several of the 130 pieces of polished stainless steel that make up “Fallen Sky.”

At Storm King, New Works Faced a Challenging Birth

Sarah Sze is a globally renowned artist who has represented the United States at the Venice Biennale and whose work is displayed in permanent collections at some of the world’s greatest museums.

“Oracle,” a 25-foot-tall bronze statue, is one of more than 100 works by Sanford Biggers on display at Rockefeller Center. “It’s the first time we’ve invited an artist to take over the entire campus,” an official of the company that owns the center said.

In New York and More, Public Art Is Taking on Thorny Social Issues

Supported by government programs and private donors, art is proliferating in the public square.

Street Furniture and Streetscape Elements for the Public Realm

Street Furniture and Streetscape Elements for the Public Realm

Our street furniture collection designed by established creatives can be easily purchased ‘off-the-shelf.’ All of our products are well-designed and well-made, drawing upon UAP’s strength in design and fabrication capabilities.

Selfie Panda Goes Viral

Selfie Panda Goes Viral

Panda-mania materialized! A "Selfie Panda" sculpture by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman debuted recently in the city of Dujiangyan in southwest China's Sichuan province, and may well become the new mecca for selfie and panda lovers alike.

Finding the Soul of Public Art in the 21st century

Finding the Soul of Public Art in the 21st century

Every one of us has endured to some degree during this pandemic. Many of us at the Rock Tavern shop has struggled through the contraction of the virus and prevailed.

Ten Times Public Art Transformed New York City

Ten Times Public Art Transformed New York City

For more than 40 years, Public Art Fund has brought the world’s most renowned creative forces to an audience of New York City locals and visitors alike through ambitious free exhibitions, offering the public powerful encounters with art and the urban landscape.

Introducing Art Makers: Bringing to Life New Works of Art

Introducing Art Makers: Bringing to Life New Works of Art

A breakthrough financing vehicle and investment framework bringing to life new works of art aimed to help artists, galleries and commissioning bodies.

Specialist foundry UAP aims to "Make Art Happen"

Specialist foundry UAP aims to "Make Art Happen"

UAP is an international production and metal workshop that is responsible for creating everything from large-scale public art or architecture commissions to the iconic Oscars statuettes for the Academy Awards.