Art lovers, photographers and all visitors to Sydney will find something to enjoy at Sculpture at Barangaroo, to be held at Barangaroo Reserve from 6-21 August 2016.
The free event is presented in partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, and will showcase 12 outdoor artworks by a stellar line-up of 15 Australian artists.
The collection includes six new works commissioned especially for this exhibition at Barangaroo Reserve, and six existing works that were selected to be shown at Sculpture at Barangaroo.
Exhibiting artists include, Sean Cordeiro and Claire Healy, Marley Dawson, Lucy Humphrey, Ron Robertson-Swann OAM, Margarita Sampson, Sangeeta Sandrasegar, Yasmin Smith, Marcus Tatton, Ken Unsworth, Sally Kidall, Lyndsay Urquhart, Emily Nichol and Tereasa Trevor, and Auntie Deidre Martin with collaborators.
A series of free talks by exhibiting artists will be held on site throughout the event and a selection of sculptures will grow and evolve over the 16-day period.
In announcing the event, Barangaroo Delivery Authority CEO, Craig van der Laan, said: “We are very excited to be presenting Sculpture at Barangaroo, which will showcase once more the amazing public space the NSW Government has created at Barangaroo. Works to be exhibited by the extraordinary team of assembled artists will highlight the textures of Barangaroo’s spectacular sandstone and gardens, drawing on our commitment to sustainability and the significance of Aboriginal history and culture in this special place.”
Chair of the Authority’s Arts and Culture Panel, Gabrielle Trainor, said: “We’re committed to making arts and culture a continual reflection of the spirit of Barangaroo the place, so there's a broad program of art and cultural events including permanent works and durational art. Sculpture at Barangaroo is perfect for our space – and we look forward to seeing how our visitors respond.”
You’ll find more event details here