Monument to First Nations people unveiled on Gadigal Country
‘bara’ forms part of the Eora Journey, a public art program for the City of Sydney that recognises and celebrates the living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
'The BIG HOSE' - Tony Albert & Nell
Tony Albert and Nell’s vision for QAGOMA’s monumental playscape ‘The BIG HOSE’ prioritises children’s learning and celebrates their inquisitive nature.
In The Studio: Curating Public Art
The team of curators based throughout the US, Australia, and China specialize in public art curation, including the development of master plans, public art strategies and temporary programs, as well as the selection, briefing and engagement of artists across a variety of projects.
The Best Six Art Fabricators
It is all about executing a vision and art fabricators are the necessary condition to achieve just that.
Companies in Research Partnerships are More Innovative and Resilient
The keys to collaboration between small businesses and the research sector have been revealed in a major new report.
Artist Interview with Jon Campbell
With a creative practice that explores language and pop culture through paintings, drawings, light works, installations, and musical performances, Melbourne-based artist Jon Campbell’s 2021 public art installation Backyard represents a stylised pop version of his childhood backyard in the western suburbs of Melbourne.
Through a synthesis of academic articles from international journals, this research identifies public art’s impacts, using categories that include placemaking, society, culture, economy, sustainability, wellbeing, wisdom, and innovation.
Best of Public Art 2021
In its sixth iteration, UAP, in collaboration with five influential curators, has surveyed top public art projects of the year, reflecting trends and recurring themes that artists are addressing in different ways and in diverse locations globally.
Decoding the Tree of Life: Maya Lin's Sculpture at Penn Medicine's New Pavilion
Its front-facing space, a spacious, round room ringed with glass facing the other buildings in the medical campus, features a 40-foot tall, tree-like structure covered in several hundred translucent glass balls.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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.